This general design degree focuses on developing creative design thinking and practical work to address problems in every aspect of life, not just the creative industries. The core design modules feature online design studios, social networking and inspiring study materials alongside the significant practical component. As well as design, you'll study a complementary second subject gaining skills and knowledge in an area that suits your needs and interests.
This qualification develops your learning in four main areas:
- Knowledge and understanding
- Cognitive skills
- Practical and professional skills
- Key skills
The level and depth of your learning gradually increases as you work through the qualification. You'll be supported throughout by the OU's unique style of teaching and assessment - which includes a personal tutor to guide and comment on your work; top quality course texts; e-learning resources like podcasts, interactive media and online materials; tutorial groups and community forums.