ADD305 - Strategic Design Studio


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Unit available for enrolment from 2025

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online

Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: ADD301
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: Nil

Students must have completed two level 2 ADD units

Corequisite: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 3-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 3-hour online seminar per week (livestreamed with recordings provided)


In this unit, students explore the practices and processes for engaging and excelling in strategic communication design. Students will work both independently and form multidisciplinary teams that will collaborate with each other, their clients, and the target audience to resolve complex creative projects from conception to completion. This unit will provide the opportunity for students to work in a studio setting to connect with industry and commercial partners. They will work on real-world projects to solve real-world problems through design. The process of collaboration identifies design and designers as integral to the development and success of any project. This unit identifies effective design thinking and methodology as integral to development and the success of any project.

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