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Product development - national programme element

2022/2023
Danish title
Produktudvikling - Nationalt fagelement
Study programme
Production Technology
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Academy Profession
Duration of the subject/module
2 semestre
Ects
10
Programme elements
Compulsory
Language
Danish and English
Start time
Autumn
Location
Lygten 16, København NV
Subject number
3277701
Responsible for the subject(s)/modul(es)
Dina Jacobsen
  • Purpose and learning objectives
    Knowledge

    The student will gain knowledge about:
     the practice of the profession and the subject area as well as key applied theory and methods in:
    o (1) systematic development of products, processes and services
    o (1) idea generation
    o (1) needs analysis
    o (1) understanding of market and business principles, including knowledge gathering and data processing
    o (1) aesthetics and design
    o (1) visualisation
    o (1) problem formulation and requirement specifications.

    Skills

    The student will get the skills to:
     apply the key methodologies and tools of the subject area as well as the skills associated with employment in the industry, including:
    o (1) outlining the product and the process
    o (1) performing functional analyses.
     assess practice-orientated issues and suggest and select possible solutions involving:
    o (1) knowledge of market and needs
    o (1) stakeholder and user perspectives.
     communicate practice-orientated issues and solutions to partners and users, including:
    o (1) listing and selecting ideas in a concept proposal
    o (2) communicating relevant results of their own work.

    Competences

    The student will learn to:
     manage development-orientated situations, including:
    o (2) participation in development and ideation processes in a systematic product development process while taking into account other subject areas of the programme.
     participate in academic and interdisciplinary cooperation based on a professional approach, including:
    o (2) active participation in cross-disciplinary teamwork on the development of products and services.
     acquire new knowledge, skills and competencies in relation to the profession in a structured context, including:
    o (2) acquisition and translation of new knowledge in the development of products and services.

  • Type of instruction
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  • Exam

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

    Prerequisites for access to the examination
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    Exam in one or more subjects
    The programme element is tested in tests for derived programme elements
    Type of exam
    Combined written and oral examination
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    Type of assignment
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    Formal requirements
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    Individual exam or group exam
    Individual
    Exam languages
    Danish (Norwegian/Swedish)
    Duration
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    Permitted exam aids
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    Available exam aids
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    Type of evaluation
    7-point grading scale
    Examiners
    Internal and External censure
    Exam criteria
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90
hours of teaching
184
hours of preparation
The figure shows the extent of workload related to the subject divided into different study activities.

In the subject Product development - national programme element you will receive 90 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 120 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 33% of your total workload for the subject.

The teaching primarily consists of the following activities: classroom teaching.
The preparation primarily consists of the following activities: reading the curriculum.

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