Copenhagen School of Design and Technology



Danish title
Teknologi - Nationalt fagelement (DA)
Study programme
Design & business
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Bachelor (top-up)
Duration of the subject/module
2 semestre
Programme elements
Danish and English
Start time
Guldbergsgade 29 N, København N
Subject number
Responsible for the subject(s)/modul(es)
Charlotte Winther
  • Purpose and learning objectives

    The subject element Technology consists of idea generation, creative and innovative processes as well as concept development in relation to the creation of sustainable solutions. Emphasis is on supporting industry-relevant technology, materials innovation and prototyping. Research design and data analysis must ensure validity in the development of solutions.


    The student will gain knowledge about:
    • idea generation, data analysis and concept development as well as of theory and methods of research design.
    • the practice of the profession and industry as well as their application of technology and materials.
    • how to use technology in design and business from a sustainable perspective.


    The student will get the skills to:
    • use methods and tools in idea generation and prototyping.
    • identify and assess practice-orientated and theoretical issues as well as ensure validity in the development and selection of innovative solutions.
    • communicate practice-orientated and professional issues and solutions within the subject area of technology to partners and users.


    The student will learn to:
    • handle complex and development-oriented issues where technology is related to business and design.
    • independently enter into and initiate creative and innovative processes in a professional and interdisciplinary collaboration.
    • identify their own learning needs and develop their own knowledge, skills and competencies in relation to the subject area of technology.

  • Type of instruction
    Read more under the single modules that the subject element is tested with.
  • 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 with the following modules
    Type of exam
    Combined written and oral examination
    Individual exam or group exam
    Exam languages
    Danish (Norwegian/Swedish)
    Type of evaluation
    7-point grading scale
    Internal and External censure
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 Technology you will receive 68 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 90 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 25% of your total workload for the subject.

The teaching primarily consists of the following activities: internal lecturers.
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