Copenhagen School of Design and Technology


Bachelor Project

Danish title
Study programme
Business Economics & Information Technology
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Bachelor Programme
7. semester
Duration of the subject/module
10 Weeks
Programme elements
Final project
Danish and English
Start time
Guldbergsgade 29 N, København N
Subject number
Responsible for the subject(s)/modul(es)
Jens Andersen
Guillaume Nadon
  • Purpose and learning objectives

    The bachelor project must, together with the internship exam and the rest of the programme's exams, document that the programme's intended learning objectives have been achieved. The exam consists of a project and an oral part, with one total grade being given. The exam can only take place after the final internship exam and all other exams in the programme have been passed.

  • Type of instruction
    Self study
  • 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 bachelor project must document the student's understanding of and ability to reflect on the practice of the profession as well as their application of theories and methods in relation to a practice-oriented problem. The identified problem, which must be central to the programme and the profession, is formulated by the student, possibly in cooperation with a private or public company. The problem is subject to the institution’s approval.
    Type of exam
    Combined written and oral examination
    Formal requirements
    Formal requirements for the project, which constitutes the written part of the exam:
    - Table of Contents, bibliography and appendices are not included in the number of pages
    - It must be possible to read the entire text without having to refer to appendices (appendices are not part of the assessment).
    - The number of characters must be specified in the assignment

    A standard page is considered 2,400 characters including spaces, footnotes and margins of at least 2 cm. with 1.5 cm line spacing and font size 12 in "Helvetica" or similar "sans serif". References should be used in accordance with the documented bibliographic style (Harvard, APA, etc.). The project must have a source reference system, which ensures that the task reader knows at all times - and possibly can seek out - the source of statements, tables or models

    All quotes must be referenced. The project must have a referencing system which ensures that the reader knows the source of statements, tables or model and can consult them if need be. Quotes without a source reference are perceived as copying and may lead to rejection of the project.

    A detailed list of literature and documents must be drawn up. In particular, documentation of any field research carried out is extremely important.

    If the project is confidential, this must appear clearly from the cover page and be registered in the system by digital submission.

    The project can either be prepared individually or in groups of maximum two students.

    If students write as a group:
    If two students write together as a group, the problem formulation and the paper must provide a deeper and more thorough treatment of the subject.

    Scope of the bachelor project
    - For students writing alone, max. 40 standard pages
    - For students writing as a group, max. 55 standard pages

    A standard page is 2,400 characters including spaces and footnotes. Illustrations that support the material are not included.
    Individual exam or group exam
    Exam languages
    Danish (Norwegian/Swedish)
    Type of evaluation
    7-point grading scale
    External censure
    Spelling and writing abilities
    Spelling and writing are assessed as part of the overall impression of the bachelor project. The grade reflects the overall assessment of the academic content, as well as the student's ability to write and spell correctly, however, with the emphasis on the professional content.

    Students who can document a relevant condition that affects their ability to comply with this requirement may apply for exemption. This request must be sent to the study administration for the programme and be addressed to the Head of Programme, at least four weeks before 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 10 hours of guidance from your counselor.

The rest of the time equivalent to 538 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: cooperating with a company, collecting empiricism.

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