Course code MākZR000
Faculty Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art
Credit points, number of lectures
Credit points ECTS Credit points Number of student independent work hours
3 4.5 120
E-courses MākZR000: Professional Practice in design I
Course annotation The aim of the course is to master the skills of professional practice in real life circumstances, consolidating the following competencies:
o Formulating professional tasks and acquiring skills to fulfil them
o Interconnections between an idea and the technologies of its realisation
o Grasp of semantic, technological, heritage value and economic factors in terms of their effect on the project realisation
o Professionally responsible attitude towards the assignment/task both in terms of the framework of the overriding theme, the choice of the artistic solution and the means applied, as well as in terms of analyses and evaluation of the results
Results Through engaging in professional practice, the students acquire professional skills in real life circumstances, consolidating as a result their abilities to integrate all competencies acquired during their studies while carrying out specific tasks/assignments either in groups or individually and aiming at an optimum result.

Course plan 1. Gathering and Processing of Information
2. Developing a Project
3. Originator’s Supervision and Reports
Requirements for obtaining credit points Work in a company during 6 weeks, followed by the submission of a report: a practice diary, visual materials of the realised design projects and employers references (70%); report at the final seminar (30%)
Study programmes Art