DSGN07045 2013 Creative Design 6 (Portfolio of Experience)

General Details

Full Title
Creative Design 6 (Portfolio of Experience)
Transcript Title
Creative Design 6
75 %
Subject Area
DSGN - Design
COMP - Computing & Creative Practices
07 - NFQ Level 7
30 - 30 Credits
Start Term
2013 - Full Academic Year 2013-14
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Angela Mehegan, Diarmuid Timmons, Louis McManus, Mr. Mark Rooney, Nevil Walsh, Sean Dalton, Ann Geaney, Adrian Durcan, Linzi Ryan, David Roberts
Programme Membership
SG_DCRDS_B07 201300 Bachelor of Arts in Creative Design SG_DCRDS_H08 201300 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Design

The Portfolio of experience provides an opportunity for students to undertake a teamwork entrepreneurship project within creative design or to opt for a study module in other programs in the college or to take an Erasmus unit or to do an industrial placement. 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;


Recognise the importance of planned personal and career development and a commitment to the ongoing development of competencies to enhance personal employability/enterprise awareness


Reflect on the significance of multidisciplinary approaches to problems


Contextualise their own discipline area in terms of its interrelationship with other disciplinary fields


Demonstrate project and time management skills


Demonstrate a responsiveness to the requirements of external parties, including the development of excellent communication skills


Demonstrate qualities of flexibility, responsibility and independence

Module Assessment Strategies

Formative and summative assessment of option deliverables takes place during the course of the Semester and is broken down as follows;

Creative Design Entrepreneurship Project - Assessed 25% Workshops/Seminars 75% Main Project Deliverables

Work Placement - Assessed  60% Placement Journal/Report and Review  40% supervisor/tutor report

Erasmus - 100% By Host College

Other Program Module - 100% By Host Program

Indicative Syllabus

The primary benefit of these Options (Portfolio of Experience/Design) is to nurture a perceived growth in the maturity and confidence of the participants. The options, listed below, allow the student to put theory into practise, engage in the development and management of  their Portfolio of Experience and enhance their knowlege and practice of enrepreneurship. interpersonal skills.


Students may elect as an individual or as a group to develop further, project-based research/work initiated during Semester 5.


Students  may opt for a professional placement/internship with local, regional and/or national companies/agencies/partners. 

Placements are subjet to the approval of the program placement co-ordinator.


Program staff will identify a project theme and appropriate expert advisors for the entrepreneurship project. 


Workshops and Seminars include - Entrepreneurship, Research Methods, Branding, Creative writing for copy, Social media and webmarketing, Selling and customer care, Financing the venture.


Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Project Research and Development Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 75 % Week 30 1,2,3,4,5,6
2 Performance Evaluation Workshops/Seminars Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 25 % Week 21 2,3,4,6

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Design Projectwork Design Studio Design Project 12 Weekly 12.00
Site Visit Not Specified Work Experience Visits 1 Weekly 1.00
Design Projectwork Not Specified Erasmus Study visits 1 Weekly 1.00
Design Projectwork Design Studio Semester 6 Co-Ordinator 2 Weekly 2.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 16.00 Hours

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