Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Monash University

Postgraduate - Unit

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FacultyFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Vince Dziekan


Design Theory Workshop examines theoretical models and investigative methods in contemporary research. The candidate develops a conceptual framework of studio research and exegesis that identifies the relations between research intention and research method.


On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. have identified a conceptual framework for the research
  2. be able to argue the logic of their research process
  3. be able to situate the relevance of their research within a contemporary context
  4. have translated an aspect of their enquiry into a relevant form of scholarship to the field of research (i.e. academic poster, abstract, conference paper, journal article, research report)
  5. be equipped to sustain an exegetical elaboration of their research.


Draft chapter outline (1500 words), or equivalent exegetical work: 25%
Draft introductory chapter (3500 words), or equivalent exegetical work: 75%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

2 hour seminar and 8 independent study hours per week



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