1. Handbook
  2. Subjects
  3. Frontiers in Design and Technology

Frontiers in Design and Technology (DPSS20002)

Undergraduate level 2Points: 6.25On Campus (Southbank)

You’re viewing the 2019 Handbook:
Or view archived Handbooks


Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 2
Subject codeDPSS20002
Semester 1
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

In this subject students investigate how design and technology are being used in new and novel ways within the entertainment industry, with a particular focus on the performing arts and film. It will cover:

  • Current thinking about the role of design and technology
  • Looking at new technologies that are influencing stage and screen productions
  • New working processes being used to develop new work within film and live performance
  • Current practitioners at the leading edge of design and technology for stage and screen

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of current design and technical trends within the entertainment industry;
  • articulate the role design and technology can play in contemporary theatre and film making;
  • identify emerging practices that offer possible future directions for own practice;
  • identify and analyse contemporary approaches used in the creation of a live performance or film production.

Last updated: 19 July 2019