Computer Aided Visualisation (H1036)
15 credits, Level 4
This module is an introduction to the fundamentals of computer aided design software and its relevance, limitations and application within the product design industry and the design development process. This module is in three parts and covers three software programmes:- Adobe Photoshop, Adobe In-Design and Solidworks.
Introduction to the basic tools, techniques and operations will be given as a starting point to master each programme, you will then practice the skills they have learned by being introduced to a hands-on project(s), the results of which will be presented and assessed at the end of each introductory topic.
Teaching and assessment
We’re currently reviewing teaching and assessment of our modules in light of the COVID-19 situation. We’ll publish the latest information as soon as possible.
Contact hours and workload
This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 22 hours of contact time and about 128 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.
This module is running in the academic year 2021/22. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. However, there may be changes to this module in response to COVID-19, or due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
It may not be possible to take some module combinations due to timetabling constraints. The structure of some courses means that the modules you choose first may determine whether later modules are core or optional.
This module is offered on the following courses: