PROD313-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023

Industrial Product Design 2A

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 20 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 5 March 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 14 May 2023


The design process for successful transition from product concept through to final design.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will practice their knowledge of design, realisation and production processes accrued in their 1st and 2nd year classes in the ideation and realisation of solutions.
  • Students will familiarise themselves with the workings of some typical appliances including their construction and internal component configurations.
  • Students will develop presentation and debating skills embodied by the creation of clear, concise presentations and participate in discussions. Generate theories and arguments around contemporary design theory and practice.
  • Students will practice developing concepts, designs and creative technical solutions within their chosen appliance market.
  • Students will practice and develop their 3D modelling skills to produce professional output.
  • Students will develop numerous realisations through various mediums and achieve proof of concept as part of the concept & product development process, culminating in ‘print’-ready CAD files.
    • University Graduate Attributes

      This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

      Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

      Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

      Employable, innovative and enterprising

      Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

      Biculturally competent and confident

      Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.



Wendy Zhang and Euan Coutts


Assessment Date and Weighting

Each week: Flipped lecture Rolling assessment - different consultancies each week, all consultancies to complete 1 flipped lecture over course of semester. 10%
Week 1: Design consultancy formation, No weight, formative only, penalty may be applied if deadline is not adhered to.
Week 2: Project plan 5%
Week 6: Concept design report (PDS and evaluated concepts) 20%
Week 12: Final design (Folio, drawing pack & poster) 50% Students must achieve a minimum of 50% for this assessment to pass, in addition to an overall 50% pass
Exam period: Final presentation 15%
Students must achieve a minimum of 50% for this assessment to pass, in addition to an overall 50% pass

Total: 100%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $821.00

International fee $3,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Product Design .

All PROD313 Occurrences

  • PROD313-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023