Copenhagen School of Design and Technology


Internship (EN)

Danish title
Praktik (EN)
Study programme
Architectural Technology and Construction Management INT
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Bachelor Programme
6. semester
Duration of the subject/module
1 semester
Programme elements
Start time
Subject number
Responsible for the subject(s)/modul(es)
Anne Carlsen Dam
Mille Wilken Bengtsson
  • Purpose and learning objectives

    The internship consists of relevant work and aims to prepare the student for work performed by an architectural technologist. The internship must take place in a private or public company / organisation in Denmark or abroad which offers internship assignments relevant to the profession and with the required guidance.


    The graduate will have knowledge about:
    1. the practical work performed at the company in question, and an ability to reflect on it
    2. the organisational, financial, administrative, and social- and work-related conditions in the company in question.


    The graduate will have the skills to:
    1. master and apply the methods and tools of a Bachelor of Architectural Technology and Construction Management to practical, relevant work
    2. assess theoretical and practice-orientated issues during the internship as well as account for and choose relevant solutions, and
    3. communicate practice-orientated issues and solutions to the internship company and its stakeholders.


    The graduate will be able to:

    1. manage and translate complex and development-based issues in work-related contexts into practice-orientated solutions in the company in question
    2. identify their own learning requirements and develop their own knowledge, skills and competencies in relation to the practice of the profession
    3. manage complex and development-based situations in work-related contexts
    4. independently participate in disciplinary and interdisciplinary cooperation and assume responsibility within the framework of professional ethics
    5. work with relevant, complex issues within the area of the profession in the company in question, and
    6. solve theoretical and practical problems in the company in question, independently or in cooperation with other professionals.

  • Type of instruction
  • 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 project planning assignment is based on renovation.

    The student must act as an architect/engineer and as such complete project planning for a selected building. A preliminary investigation is carried out involving surveying, registration and analysis in order to gain as thorough an understanding as possible of the selected building, its history, value and condition. In addition, a project and tender dossier must be prepared for specific renovation measures.

    Any requirements of form and scope will be handed out during the teaching.
    Individual exam or group exam
    Individual or group, 2-4 participants
    Exam languages
    Type of evaluation
    7-point grading scale
    Internal censure
hours of counseling
hours of internship
The figure shows the extent of workload related to the internship divided into different study activities.

During your internship you or your group will receive 2 hours of guidance from your counselor.

The rest of the time equivalent to 820 hours are used on internship work. The activities in relation to internship work during the internship depend on the kind of internship you choose, but overall it is your own responsibility to structure the amount of time you spend on writing your report, working at the company, preparing for the exam, etc.

The internship primarily includes of the following activities: writing a report based the internship.

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