Copenhagen School of Design and Technology


Communication + Communication platforms (EN)

Speciality direction: Marketing & Communication Design (Marketing)
Danish title
Kommunikation + Kommunikationsplatforme (EN)
Study programme
Design Technologist
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Academy Profession
3. semester
Duration of the subject/module
10 Weeks
Programme elements
Start time
Guldbergsgade 29 N, København N
Subject number
Responsible for the subject(s)/modul(es)
Charlotte Winther
  • Purpose and learning objectives

    Integrated marketing communications, campaign planning, semiotics, visual communication, online marketing.

    The modules introduce the various genres of market communication and explain how to achieve synergies between them. For this purpose, students work with different forms of communication and the design of communication messages, focusing on relevant tools and processes in the planning of a marketing campaign. A key aspect is the important role played by online marketing in creating targeted, interactive and measurable market communication, while students also work with turning tactical action plans and selected marketing initiatives into tangible products.
    The module also introduces students to ways in which companies can benefit – strategically, tactically and operationally – from creating universes from a semiotic perspective. Furthermore there will be a focus on building brand identity with focus on communication and CSR.

  • Type of instruction
    The teaching is a mix of lectures, supervision in workshops, teamwork, exercises and student presentations together with dialogue and reflections in plenum.
    Furthermore there will be days focusing on researching in relation to topics within communication and communication platforms, the module assignment, based on a concrete case study together with a company.
    The students will work in teams during the modules.

    Hand-ins and feedback
    Module 5 concludes with a sub-assignment, which is also included in the third-semester portfolio exam.
    The subassignment is assessed as approved/not approved.
    Module 6 concludes with a presentation for lecturers and case company. The presentation is evaluated with oral feedback.
  • 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
    The purpose of the third-semester portfolio exam is to assess and evaluate the extent to which students demonstrate fulfilment of the learning objectives for the 15 ECTS credits from the third semester.
    Type of exam
    Oral examination
    Students are required to present their portfolios for the oral section of their exam.
    The oral exam consist of:
    •Student’s presentation
    •Questions from the examiner and the co-examiner
    •Assessment and grading
    Type of assignment
    The third-semester portfolio exam features an internal examiner. A list of the assignments and projects from the third semester that are to be included in the exam will be available on FRONTER and in the exam outline. In addition, you will need to include a CV and put into perspective the knowledge you have acquired.
    For additional information, see the exam outline on FRONTER.
    Formal requirements
    The exam is individual and comprises a written and an oral section.
    The exam takes the form of a portfolio exam, where the portfolio to be uploaded must contain the following:
    •Presentation of all third-semester module assignments
    •An independent reflection on the progression of the student’s learning and assignments completed within his/her area of specialisation, comprising no more than 7,200 characters with spaces
    •The student’s professionally corrected CV.
    For the oral section of the exam, students choose one of the module assignments completed within their field of specialisation to be the main focus of the presentation.
    Individual exam or group exam
    Exam languages
    Type of evaluation
    7-point grading scale
    Internal censure
    Re-examination and re-examination due to illness
    New date will be emailed to students KEA mail
hours of teaching
hours of preparation
The figure shows the extent of workload related to the subject divided into different study activities.

In the subject Communication + Communication platforms (EN) you will receive 108 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 144 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 26% of your total workload for the subject.

The teaching primarily consists of the following activities: internal lecturers, group work, project work, exercises.
The preparation primarily consists of the following activities: reading the curriculum.

Read about KEAs Study Activity Model

*KEA can deviate from the number of hours if this is justified by special circumstances