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Design studies (W2)

Below are detailed subject listings, along with the subject table that ranks that course.

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Design studies (W200) The study of design for everyday objects, taking into account technology and commerce as well as appearance and current art thinking. May involve the use of computers as design tools. Art & Design
Graphic design (W210) The study of/training in the use of artistic techniques effectively to communicate ideas and information to business and consumer audiences via forms of printed media. Art & Design
Typography (W211) The study of/training in the use of artistic techniques in the design and production of printed matter. Art & Design
Multimedia design (W212) The study of/training in the use of artistic techniques in design using a variety of materials. Art & Design
Visual communication (W213) The study of/training in the use of artistic techniques in design to impart information. Art & Design
Illustration (W220) The study of/training in the use of artistic techniques effectively to communicate ideas and information to business and consumer audiences via drawn or painted images. Art & Design
Clothing/fashion design (W230) The study of/training in the design and use of textiles and other materials to create items of apparel. Art & Design
Textile design (W231) The study of/training in the design of textiles. Art & Design
Industrial/product design (W240) The study of/training in the design of industrial and consumer products to meet aesthetic, functional and commercial requirements. Art & Design
Interior design (W250) The study of/training in the use of artistic techniques in the planning, designing, equipping and furnishing of residential, commercial and public interior spaces. Art & Design
Furniture design (W260) The study of/training in the design of furniture for residential, commercial and public environments. Art & Design
Ceramics design (W270) The study of/training in the design of ceramic artefacts. Art & Design
Interactive & electronic design (W280) The study of/training in the design of non-static computer-generated images. Art & Design
Design studies not elsewhere classified (W290) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other Design studies categories. To be used sparingly. Art & Design