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Contextual Studies

To enable students to explore key themes and ideas central to creative practice across a range of historical and cultural contexts

Course Code DDES501
Level 5
Credits 15


  • Examine the aesthetic, conceptual and technical characteristics of creative works and relate these to their cultural and historical contexts.
  • Apply academic and information literacies to a range of activities.
  • Communicate effectively with a relevant audience in oral, written and/or visual form.
  • Investigate and report on potential education and employment pathways in arts, craft and/or design.