Bachelor of Design (Design and Technology Education)

Entrance Requirements

Admission to the Bachelor of Design (Design and Technology Education) Degree shall be as stipulated in Faculty Special Regulation 23.10, i.e., 23.11 to 23.17.

Programme Structure

The Programme shall consist of the Major Subject called ‘Design and Technology’ and the Minor Subject called Education.

The curriculum for Levels 100 and 200 shall be stipulated in the Faculty Special Regulations.

Level 300

Semester 5

Core Courses

DTB311 Design, Technology and Society (2)
DTB312 Aesthetics (2)
DTB313 Ergonomics (2)
DTB314 Materials Processing

Optional Courses

DTB315 Internet for Designers (2)
DTB317 Textiles and Leather Technology (2)
HEE345 Food Technology (3)

Semester 6

Core Courses

DTB 321 Computer Aided Design (3)
EEB328 Electronics for Designers (3, pre-req. EEB211)
DTB323 Pneumatic Controls (2)
DTB324 Product Analysis (3)
EDT321 Teaching Methodology (2)
DTB300 Industrial Training (Vacation, 7 Weeks) (3 Credits)

Level 400

Semester 7

Core Courses

DTB410 Computer Based Manufacture (2)
DTB411 Hydraulic Controls (2)
DTB412 Product Design I (3)
EDT411 Educational Technology (2)

In addition, all students shall select at least two of the following optional courses:

DTB413 Special Human Needs (2)
DTB414 School Design and Technology Projects (2)
DTB415 Design for Sustainable development (2)
DTB416 Interior Design (2, pre-req. DTB312) Teaching Practice

Semester 8

Core Courses (Both 2 credits)

DTB422 Product Design II (2)
DTB423 Minor Design and Make Project (2)

In addition, all students shall select at least two of the following optional courses:

EDT421 Educational Testing and Evaluation (2)
EDT422 Introduction to Curriculum Development (2)
EDT423 Philosophy of Education (2)

In addition, all students shall select at least one of the following optional courses:

DTB421 Ceramics, Glass and Stone Technology (2)
DTB424 Safety and First Aid (2)

Level 500

Semester 9

Core Courses

DTB511 Major Design Project (3)
EDT511 Research Project in D&T Education (3)

In addition, all students shall select at least two of the following optional courses:

DTB512 Design and Technology School Curriculum Innovations (2)
DTB513 Product Design III (2)
DTB514 Industrial Product Design (2)
DTB515 Microcomputer Controls (2)
EFA500 School Management (2)

Semester 10

DTB521 Major Make-and- Evaluate Project (3, core)

In addition, all students shall select at least one of the following optional courses:

DTB522 Case Studies in Designing (2)
DTB524 Environmental Factors in Design (2)

In addition, all students shall select at least two of the following optional courses:

EFF430 Philosophical Analysis of Educational Concepts and Policies (3)
EFH500 Guidance and Counselling (3)
EFR500 Measurement and Evaluation (3)
EFA500 School Management (3)

Assessment

For courses DTB220, DTB300, DTB312, DTB315, ETP400, DTB321, DTB413, DTB414,DTB416, DTB422, DTB423, DTB424, DTB511, DTB514, DTB521 and DTB522 the assessment mode shall be continuous assessment only.

Assessment for courses offered by other faculties, e.g. Education, will be as stipulated in their Faculty/Departmental Regulations.