Copenhagen School of Design and Technology


Final Project (EN)

Danish title
Afsluttende projekt (EN)
Study programme
Computer Science
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Academy Profession
5. semester
Duration of the subject/module
10 Weeks
Programme elements
Final project
Start time
Subject number
Responsible for the subject(s)/modul(es)
Constantin Alexandru Gheorghiasa
  • Purpose and learning objectives

    The student has acquired knowledge of
    1) generally applied practice, theory and method within software development
    2) basic business conditions related to system development
    3) the technological foundation of technological concepts and IT systems in relation to programming, troubleshooting and initialisation.


    The graduate has acquired the skills needed to
    1) methodological identify IT system requirements, and assess the extent to which the requirements can be met within the given framework
    2) use modern and up-to-date programming techniques and tools for software construction,
    and ensure the quality of the developed product
    3) document the performed work and ensure that the documentation is useful for the given
    target group
    4) apply the relevant knowledge in connection with system development, programming and
    5) conduct systematic troubleshooting and correct errors in connection with IT systems
    6) assess practice-oriented IT issues, and propose and select possible solutions
    7) communicate practice-oriented issues and possible solutions to partners and users.


    The graduate has acquired the competencies needed to
    1) participate in the development of software development practice
    2) competently participate in project work
    3) take a professional approach to disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaboration in connection with software development
    4) participate in system development using modern methods, techniques and tools
    5) in a structured context acquire new knowledge, skills and competencies in relation to the
    IT sector, including domain knowledge and technological knowledge as well as application
    of new methods, techniques and tools.

  • Type of instruction
    You receive guidance from your supervisor
  • Exam

    The learning outcomes of the exam are identical with the learning outcomes of the subject(s)/modul(es)

    Exam in one or more subjects
    Subject/module is tested standalone
    Type of exam
    Combined written and oral examination
    Type of assignment
    The final exam project is to document the student's understanding of practice and central applied theory and method in relation to a practice-oriented issue based on a specific assignment within the area of the programme. The problem statement is prepared by the student, possibly in collaboration with a private or public enterprise, and must be of central relevance to the programme and the sector. The educational institution must approve the problem statement.
    A project report and, if relevant, a product must be submitted.
    Formal requirements
    The project report, which constitutes the written part of the exam, must as a minimum contain
    the following:
     Front page, including title
     Table of contents
     Introduction, including problem statement
     Main section
     Conclusion
     Bibliography (including all sources referenced in the project)
     Appendix (only appendices central to the report are to be included)
    The project report cannot exceed 20 standard pages + 20 standard pages per student.
    Front page, table of contents, bibliography and appendices are not included in the required
    number of pages. Appendices will not be assessed.
    A standard page is 2,400 characters, including spaces and footnotes. Front page, table of contents, bibliography and appendices are not included. Appendices will not be assessed.
    Individual exam or group exam
    Individual or group, 1-4 participants
    Exam languages
    The project is presented by the project group, 10 minutes pr. student, however the longest duration is 30 minutes.
    This is followed by individual examination of the group members for 20 minutes pr. examinee including deliberation.
    Type of evaluation
    7-point grading scale
    External censure
    Spelling and writing abilities
    Spelling and writing skills are included in the assessment of the final exam project. The assessment should be regarded as an overall evaluation of the academic content and the student's spelling and writing skills.
    Students who are able to document a relevant, specific impairment may apply for exemption
    from the requirement that spelling and writing skills are included in the assessment. The application must be submitted to the head of education no later than four weeks prior to the exam.
hours of counseling
hours of final project
The figure shows the extent of workload related to the final assignment divided into different study activities.

During your final assignment you or your group will receive 8 hours of guidance from your counselor.

The rest of the time equivalent to 403 hours are used on final assignment work. It is your responsibility to structure the time spent on writing your assignment, preparing for the exam, etc.

The final assignment primarily includes of the following activities: collecting empiricism, reading, writing, cooperating with a company.

Read about KEAs Study Activity Model
*KEA can deviate from the number of hours if this is justified by special circumstances