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In EU institutions, the ECTS scheme operates: 2 SCQF credits = 1 ECTS

Please note that these are the current specifications for session 2019/20 and may be subject to amendment for session 2020/21

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CROSS SCHOOL PROGRAMMES


Undergraduate Course Specifications


Co-Lab

Co Lab 1

Co Lab 2


Design History and Theory (DH&T)

UDHT2WWD DH&T 2 Worlds and Words of Design

UDHT2WWDS1 DH&T 2 Worlds and Words of Design: Semester 1

UDHT2WWDS2 DH&T 2 Worlds and Words of Design: Semester 2

UDHT3CTD DH&T 3 Concepts and Territories of Design

UDHT3CTDS1 DH&T 3 Concepts and Territories of Design (Semester 1)

UDHT3CTDS2 DH&T 3 Concepts and Territories of Design (Semester 2) 

DHT4CJ DH&T 4 Critical Journal

DHT4CR DH&T 4 Curatorial Rationale

DHT4D DH&T 4 Dissertation

UDHT4PDD DH&T 4 Dissertation (BDes/MEDes Product Design)

DHT4ECJ DH&T 4 Extended Critical Journal

DHT4EE DH&T 4 Extended Essay

 

Postgraduate Course Specifications


Core Research Methods

Academic Skills for Masters Research

Core Research Methods for Design

Core Research Methods: Research Primer for Architects

Core Research Methods: Working Towards the Preferable

Core Research Skills in Archives and Creative Practice

Research in Sound and Film

Research Methods and Methodologies in Practice


Stage 1 PGT Electives

PCRS107 Philosophy and Creative Practice

PCRS108 Popular Culture and Creative Practice

PCRS110 The Sociological Imagination

PCRS111 An Introduction to Design Ethnography

PCRS111 An Introduction to Design Ethnography (Adm)

PCRS112 Visual Mapping: Analysis and Presentation through Graphics

PCRS113 Writing in Art, Design and Architecture: Practice and Theory

PCRS116 Visual Mapping: Analysis and Presentation through Graphics (ADM)


Stage 2 PGT Electives

PDIN201 Place-Based Innovation

PDIN202 Perma-culture Design

PDIN203 Future Heritage Design

PDIN204 Circular Economy Design

PDIN232 Service Design: User-led Service Innovation

PELC202 Aesthetics In Creative Practices

PELC205 Art Theory And Practice Since 1960s

PELC206 Building Energy Modelling

PELC207 Comic Books And Creative Practice

PELC208 Culture In International Contexts

PELC209 Digital Culture

PELC210 Energy, Comfort And Health

PELC213 Film-Making Process

PELC215 Mapping The City

PELC216 Music For Picture

PELC221 Sense-Space

PELC223 Sound Culture

PELC227 Design Ethnography In Practice

PELC229 The Designer In Place

PELC229 The Designer In Place (Adm)

PELC230 Creative Process Portfolio

PELC233 Design Ethnography In Practice (Adm)

PELC235 Advanced 3D Modelling

PELC240 Studio Teaching

PELC242 Introduction To 3D Modelling

PELC243 Business Skills and Creative Entrepreneurship

Business Skills and Creative Entrepreneurship (online)

PELC244 Material Culture In Creative Research

PELC251 Interactive Digital Narrative

PELC253 Digital Sculpture (With Zbrush)

PELC254 Interactive Audio

PELC245 Perimeters/Parameters: Drawing in the Expanded Field

PSGV202 Audio for Games & 3D Environments

 

SCHOOL OF DESIGN


Undergraduate Course Specifications


BA (Hons) Communication Design

UCMD101 BA (Hons) Communication Design Studio 1

UCMD201 BA (Hons) Communication Design Studio 2

UCMD201X BA (Hons) Communication Design Studio 2 - Exchange/Study Abroad

UCMD301 BA (Hons) Communication Design Studio 3

UCMD301X BA (Hons) Communication Design Studio 3 - Exchange/Study Abroad

UCMD411 BA (Hons) Communication Design Studio 4 (Dissertation)

UCMD401 BA (Hons) Communication Design Studio 4 (Essay)


BA (Hons) Communication Design (Singapore)

UCMS301 Studio 3 (SIT)

UCMS403 Studio 4 (SIT) Dissertation

UCMS404 Studio 4 (SIT) Essay


BA (Hons) Fashion Design

UFAD101 BA (Hons) Fashion Design Studio 1

UFAD201 BA (Hons) Fashion Design Studio 2

UFAD301 BA (Hons) Fashion Design Studio 3

UFAD301X BA (Hons) Fashion Design Studio 3 - Exchange/Study Abroad, Semester 1 or 2

UFAD401 BA (Hons) Fashion Design Studio 4 (Essay)

UFAD407 BA (Hons) Fashion Design Studio 4 (Dissertation)


BA (Hons) Interaction Design

UACT101 BA (Hons) Interaction Design Studio 1

UACT201 BA (Hons) Interaction Design Studio 2

UACT221X Interaction Design Studio 2 – Study Abroad/Exchange, Semester 1

UACT223X Interaction Design Studio 2 – Study Aboard/Exchange, Semester 2

UACT301 BA (Hons) Interaction Design Studio 3

UACT321X Interaction Design Studio 3 – Study Abroad/Exchange, Semester 1

UACT 323X Interaction Design Studio 3 – Study Abroad/Exchange, Semester 2

UACT401 BA (Hons) Interaction Design Studio 4 (Essay)

UACT406 BA (Hons) Interaction Design Studio 4 (Dissertation)


BA (Hons) Interior Design

UIND101 BA (Hons) Interior Design Studio 1

UIND201 BA (Hons) Interior Design Studio 2

UIND201X BA (Hons) Interior Design Studio 2 - Exchange/ Study Abroad, Semester 1 or 2

UIND301 BA (Hons) Interior Design Studio 3

UIND301X BA (Hons) Interior Design Studio 3 - Exchange/ Study Abroad, Semester 1 or 2

UIND401 BA (Hons) Interior Design Studio 4 (Essay)

UIND411 BA (Hons) Interior Design Studio 4 (Dissertation)


BA (Hons) Interior Design (Singapore)

UINS303 Studio 3 (SIT)

UINS403 Studio 4 (SIT) Dissertation

UINS404 Studio 4 (SIT) Essay


BA (Hons) Silversmithing & Jewellery Design

USJD101 Silversmithing and Jewellery Design Studio 1

USJD201 Silversmithing and Jewellery Design Studio 2

USJD201X Silversmithing and Jewellery Design Studio 2 - Exchange/Study Abroad, Semester 1 or 2

USJD301 Silversmithing and Jewellery Design Studio 3

USJD301X Silversmithing and Jewellery Design Studio 3 - Exchange/Study Abroad, Semester 1 or 2

USJD401 Silversmithing and Jewellery Design Studio 4 Year 4 (Essay)

USJD411 Silversmithing and Jewellery Design Studio 4 Year 4 (Dissertation)


BA (Hons) Textile Design

UTXT101 BA (Hons) Textile Design Studio 1

UTXT201 BA (Hons) Textile Design Studio 2

UTXT301 BA (Hons) Textile Design Studio 3

UTXT301X BA (Hons) Textile Design Studio 3 - Exchange/Study Abroad, Semester 1 or 2

UTXT401 BA (Hons) Textile Design Studio 4 (Essay)

UTXT407 BA (Hons) Textile Design Studio 4 (Dissertation)


Design Domain

UXDE202 Design Domain 2

UXDE202X Design Domain 2 - Exchange/Study Abroad, Semester 1 or 2

UXDE303 Design Domain 3

UXDE303X Design Domain 3 - Exchange/Study Abroad, Semester 1 or 2


BEng/MEng Product Design Engineering

Product Design Engineering 1 (UoG EXT1019)

Product Design Engineering 2 (UoG EXT2076)

Product Design Engineering 3 (UoG EXT3013)

Product Design Engineering 4B (UoG EXT4090P)

Product Design Engineering 4M (UoG EXT4091P)

Design for Manufacture (UoG EXT4092)

Human Factors M5 (UoG EXT5154)

Product Design Engineering 5M (UoG XT5155P)

University of Glasgow:

Analogue Electronics 1 (UoG ENG1007)

Engineering Skills (UoG ENG1026)

Materials 1 (UoG ENG1033)

Thermodynamics 1 (UoG ENG1038)

Dynamics 1 (UoG ENG1062)

Engineering Mathematics 1 (UoG ENG1063)

Statics 1 (UoG ENG1065)

Design and Manufacture 2 (UoG ENG2015)

Dynamics 2 (UoG ENG2024)

Power Electronics 2 (UoG ENG2045)

Thermodynamics M2 (UoG ENG2053)

Engineering Comp & Skills M2 (UoG ENG2077)

Mechanics of Structures 2A (UoG ENG2081)

Fluid Mechanics 2 (UoG ENG2085)

Engineering Mathematics 2 (UoG ENG2086)

Software Engineering (UoG COMPSCI3005)

Dynamics, Control M3 (UoG ENG3022)

Heat Transfer M3 (UoG ENG3032)

Materials and Manufacturing M3 (UoG ENG3035)

Mathematical Modelling and Simulation M3 (UoG ENG3036)

Mechanics of Solids 3 (UoG ENG3037)

Finite Element Analysis 4 (UoG ENG4025)

Microelectronics in Consumer Products P4 (UoG ENG4098)

Advanced Materials Technology P4 (UoG ENG4004)

Integrated System Design Project (UoG ENG4085P)

Mechanics of Solids and Structures M4 (UoG ENG4094)

Design and Technology Studies P4 (UoG EXT4005)

Robotics 4 (UoG ENG4118)

Computational Modelling of Nonlinear Problems 5 / Strutures Under Extreme Loads (UoG ENG5227)

Advanced Manufacture 5 (UoG ENG5276)

Ultrasound Technology and Application (UoG ENG5302)

 

Postgraduate Course Specifications


MDes Communication Design

PCMD103 Studio Practice

PCMD204 Developing Studio Practice

PCMD301 Consolidating Studio Practice

PCMD302 Critical Reflective Journal


MDes Fashion and Textiles

PMTX101 Studio Practice 1: Origination and Investigation

PMTX201 Studio Practice 2: Experimentation and Progression

PMTX301 Studio Practice 3: Evaluation and Resolution


MDes Graphics/Illustration/Photography

PCMD103 Studio Practice

PCMD204 Developing Studio Practice

PMDG/PMDI/PMDP322 Critical Reflective Journal

PMDG/PMDI/PMDP323 Consolidating Studio Practice


MDes Interior Design

PIND103 Interface (Context and Cooperation): Interior Design 1

PIND204 Critical Surveying (Scope and Intention): Interior Design 2

PIND322 Interior Design Research Project


MSc Product Design Engineering

PPDE102 PDE Introduction Project M (UoG ENG5255P)

PPDE206 Human Factors M (UoG ENG5256)

PPDE301 PDE Final Project / Major Project (UoG ENG5257)

University of Glasgow:

Advanced Manufacture M (UoG ENG5096)

Microelectronics in Consumer Products P4 (UoG ENG4098)

Integrated Engineering Design M (UoG ENG5043)

Software Engineering (UoG COMPSCI3005)

Instrumentation & Data Systems M3 (UoG ENG3034)


M.Ed Learning, Teaching and Supervisory Practices in the Creative Disciplines

PDIS101 Learning and Teaching in the Creative Disciplines

PDIS102 Educational Enquiry and Research Methods

PDIS103 Practitioner Enquiry: Learning and Teaching

PDIS201 Pedagogies and Practices in Supervision

PDIS202 Practitioner Enquiry: Supervisory Practices

PDIS203 Dissertation Prep

PDIS301 Dissertation

 

 

SCHOOL OF FINE ART


Undergraduate Course Specifications


BA (Hons) Fine Art

UFACS1CP FACS 1 Narrating Art: Key Terms in Fine Art Critical Studies (S1)

 

UFACS2 FACS 2 Exploring the Discipline - Ideas, Materials and Forms (S1 & S2)

UFACS2S1 FACS 2 Exploring the Discipline - Ideas, Materials and Forms 1 (S1)

UFACS2S2 FACS 2 Exploring the Discipline - Ideas, Materials and Forms 2 (S2)

 

UFACS3 FACS 3 Critical Discourses and Research Methods in Fine Art Studies (S1 & S2)

UFACS3S1 FACS 3 Critical Discourses and Research Methods (S1)

UFACS3S2 FACS 3 Critical Discourses and Research Methods (S2)

 

UFACS4CJ FACS 4 Critical Journal

UFACS4CR FACS 4 Curatorial Rationale

UFACS4DI FACS 4 Dissertation

UFACS4EE FACS 4 Extended Essay

 

UPAP/UFAP/USEA101 Fine Art Studio 1 (S1 & S2)

 

UPAP/UFAP/USEA201 Fine Art Studio 2 (S1 & S2)

UPAP/UFAP/USEA201S1 Studio 2 Study Abroad (S1)

UPAP/UFAP/USEA201S2 Studio 2 Study Abroad (S2)

 

UPAP/UFAP/USEA301 Fine Art Studio 3 (S1 & S2)

UPAP/UFAP/USEA301S1 Studio 3 Study Abroad/Exchange (S1)

UPAP/UFAP/USEA301S2 Studio 3 Study Abroad/Exchange (S2)

Studio 3 Short Course

 

UPAP/UFAP/USEA401 Fine Art Studio 4 Essay (S1 & S2)

UPAP/UFAP/USEA411 Fine Art Studio 4 Dissertation (S1 & S2)


International Foundaation (Art & Design)

UINF105 Foundation Studio: Art & Design

Foundation Studio: Art & Design (Extended Studio)

UINF106 Foundation Skills: English


Portfolio Preparation

UCON101 Portfolio Preparation – Creative Practices


Postgraduate Course Specifications


Master of Fine Art

PMFA101 MFA Core Course I: Critical Review of Studio Practice

PMFA203 MFA Core Course II: Exploring Studio Practice

PMFA301 MFA Core Course III: Consolidating Studio Practice

PMFA302 MFA Core Course IV: Theorising Studio Practice

PMFA303 MFA Elective: Extended Studio Practice

PMFA304 MFA Elective: Extended Theory


MLitt Curatorial Practice

PCUR101 Curatorial Practice 1 (GSA/UoG)

PCUR201 Curatorial Practice 2 (GSA/UoG)

PCUR301 Master's Project in Curatorial Practice 1 (GSA/UoG)

PCUR302 Master's Project in Curatorial Practice 2 (GSA/UoG)

PCUR303 Dissertation (GSA/UoG)


MLitt Fine Art Practice

PLIT102 Studio Core 1 Origination

PLIT103 Studio Core 2 Investigation

PLIT323 Studio Core 3 Consolidation


MLitt Art Writing

PLAW101 Writing Practice I

PLAW102 Art Writing: Histories, Theories and Methodologies

PLAW201 Writing Practice II

PLAW301 Writing Practice III: Masters Project

University of Glasgow:

The Genre-Bending Art of Essaying (UoG CRWRT5043)

 

INNOVATION SCHOOL 


Undergraduate Course Specifications


BDes/MDes Product Design 

UPRD101 Studio 1: Making, Modelling & Using

UPRD201 Studio 2: Interactions & Experiences

UPRD201S1 Study Abroad/Exchange (Semester 1) Studio 2: Interactions & Experiences

UPRD201S2 Study Abroad/Exchange (Semester 2) Studio 2: Interactions & Experiences

UPRD202 Language for Product Design

UPRD203 Social Science II: Design as Research

UPRD301 Studio 3: Culture, Context and Client

UPRD301S1 Study Abroad/Exchange (Semester 1) Studio 3: Culture Context and Client

UPRD301S2 Study Abroad/Exchange (Semester 2) Studio 3: Culture Context and Client

UPRD302 Social Science III: Contemporary Interactions

UPRD303 Design Theory 3

UDHT4PDD DH&T 4 Dissertation

UPRD401 Studio 4: Autonomy, Creativity, Expertise

UPRD403 Social Science IV: Designing Reality

UPRD501 Design in Culture & Context

UPRD502 Dissertation: MEDes Product Design

UPRD503 Professing Practice

Postgraduate Course Specifications

MDes in Design Innovation (Service Design / Citizenship / Environmental Design / Interaction Design / Transformation Design / Collaborative Creativity)

Parallel Project Stage 1

Design Innovation Studio 2: Citizenship

Design Innovation Studio 2: Collaborative Creativity

Design Innovation Studio 2: Environmental Design

Design Innovation Studio 2: Interaction Design

Design Innovation Studio 2: Service Design

Design Innovation Studio 2: Transformation Design

Master’s Research Project

 

SCHOOL OF SIMULATION & VISUALISATION


Undergraduate Course Specifications


BDes (Hons) Sound for the Moving Image

USMIST301 Sound for the Moving Image Studio 3

USMIAVT302 Audio Visual Technology

USMICRIT303 Critical Studies in Sound for the Moving Image

USMI304 Critical Theory and Immersive Contexts

USMISIA4 Spatial and Interactive Audio

USMI4D Sound for the Moving Image Studio 4 (Dissertation)

USMI4E Sound for the Moving Image Studio 4 (Essay)

BSc (Hons) Immersive Systems Design

UISD101 Studio 1 (SimVis)

UISD102 Immersive Systems 1

UISD201 Studio 2

UISD202 Immersive Systems 2

UISD203 Critical studies – Ethical & Professional Issues

UISD301 Studio 3

UISD302 Immersive Systems 3

UISD401D Studio 4 (Dissertation)

UISD402 Immersive Systems 4

UISD402D BSc Immersive Systems Dissertation

Studio 2 Study Abroad and Exchanges Semester 1

Studio 2 Study Abroad and Exchanges Semester 2

Studio 3 Study Abroad and Exchanges Semester 1

Studio 3 Study Abroad and Exchanges Semester 2

Immersive Systems 2 Study Abroad and Exchanges Semester 1

Immersive Systems 2 Study Abroad and Exchanges Semester 2

Immersive Systems 3 Study Abroad and Exchanges Semester 1

Immersive Systems 3 Study Abroad and Exchanges Semester 2

 

Postgraduate Course Specifications


MDes Sound for the Moving Image

PSMI102 Sound for the Moving Image 1

PSMI204 Sound for the Moving Image 2

PSMI328 Masters Research Project and Report

MSc Visualisation (Medical Visulisation & Human Anatomy/ International Heritage Visualisation/ Serious Games & Virtual Reality)

Heritage Visualisation 1

PIHV201 Heritage Visualisation 2

Medical Visualisation

PMVS205 Introduction to Anatomy

PMVS206 Structure and Function of the Human Body

PMVS207 Cadaveric Dissection Techniques
 

Serious Games Design and Implementation

PSGV201 Human Computer Interaction, Virtual & Augmented Reality

PSGV203 Game Development Project
 

PVIS301 MSc Research Project

 

MACKINTOSH SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE 


Undergraduate Course Specifications


Bachelor of Architecture (Hons)

UBAR101 Studio Work 1

UBAR102 Architectural Technology 1

UBAR103 History of Architecture and Urban Studies 1

UBAR201 Studio Work 2

UBAR202 Architectural Technology 2

UBAR203 History of Architecture and Urban Studies 2

UBAR204 Studio Practices 2

UBAR301 Studio Work 3

UBAR301X Studio Work 3 - Exchange/Study Abroad

UBAR302 Architectural Technology 3

UBAR302X Architectural Technology 3 - Exchange/Study Abroad

UBAR303 History of Architecture and Urban Studies 3

UBAR303X History of Architecture and Urban Studies 3 - Exchange/Study Abroad

UBAR304 Professional Studies 3

UBAR305 Interdisciplinary Design 3

UBAR501 Studio Work 4

UDPF101X Studio Work 4 - Exchange

UBAR504 Professional Studies 4

UDPF102 Architectural Technology 4

UDPF103 Research Project 4


Diploma in Architecture

UDPF101 Studio Work 4

UDPF101X Studio Work 4 - Exchange

UDPF102 Architectural Technology 4

UDPF201 Final Design Thesis 5

UDPF201X Final Design Thesis 5 - Exchange

UDPF202 Architectural Technology 5

UDPF202X Architectural Technology 5 - Exchange

UDPF204 Professional Studies 5

UBAR503 Research Project 4

UBAR504 Professional Studies 4

 

Postgraduate Course Specifications


Master of Architectural Studies

PMAR101 Research Paper 1

PMAR102 Individual Research Project 1: Report

PMAR204 Research Paper 2

PMAR205 Individual Research Project 2: Feasibility Report

PMAR323 Individual Research Project 3: Project

MARCHCON Master of Architecture (by Conversion)


MSc in Environmental Architecture

PARE101 Building Performance Evaluation

PARE102 Environmental Design and Analysis in Architecture

PARE103 Theory of Environmental Architecture

PARE202 Dissertation Proposal / Design Thesis Proposal

PELC210 Energy, Comfort And Health

PARE301 Dissertation / Design Thesis


STUDIO ART STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMME (SASAP)

Black and White Photography

Etching

Figurative Sculpture

Introduction to Acrylic Painting

Introduction to Graphic Design

Introduction to Life Drawing

Introduction to Oil Painting

Introduction to Printed Textiles

Jewellery Workshop One

Jewellery Workshop Two

Lithography

Screenprinting

Silversmithing

Stained Glass Workshop