Copenhagen School of Design and Technology

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Specialisation: Design (DA)

2021/2022
Danish title
Studieretning Design - nationale fagelementer (DA)
Study programme
Design & business
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Bachelor (top-up)
Duration of the subject/module
2 semestre
Ects
10
Programme elements
Compulsory
Language
Danish
Start time
Autumn
Spring
Location
Guldbergsgade 29 N, København N
Subject number
9944104
Responsible for the subject(s)/modul(es)
Louise Boel
Tim Meicker
Martin Hesseldahl
  • Purpose and learning objectives

    Study specialisation Design contains two national subject elements: Design and Technology.

    Design:
    The subject element Design touches upon analytical and experimental design processes for the purpose of developing customised identity-creating, competitive, innovative and sustainable design solutions with a focus on justifying the choice of material and industrial manufacturing methods.

    Technology:
    The subject element Technology consists of prototyping and visualisation of innovative customised design solutions with a well-argued application of technology, material selection and industrial solutions.

    Knowledge

    Design:
    The student will gain knowledge about:
    • sustainable materials and manufacturing methods.
    • an understanding and ability to reflect on relevant theory and methods in relation to the development of innovative and identity-creating design solutions.

    Technology:
    The student will gain knowledge about:
    • technology, materials and industrial production.
    • how to reflect on the value chain and user needs.

    Skills

    Design:
    The student will get the skills to:
    • use analytical and experimental methods in design processes.
    • assess, select and justify the use of materials and industrial manufacturing methods from a sustainable perspective.
    • communicate identity-creating, innovative, competitive and sustainable design solutions.

    Technology:
    The student will get the skills to:
    • use technology for the development of innovative design solutions.
    • assess, select and justify relevant materials and manufacturing methods.
    • communicate and visualise solutions based on prototyping to partners and users.

    Competences

    Design:
    The student will learn to:
    • handle complex analytical and experimental design processes for the purpose of realising value-creating design solutions.
    • identify their own learning needs and acquire new knowledge, skills and competencies in relation to the design profession.

    Technology:
    The student will learn to:
    • handle complex and development-oriented issues within the profession and industry.
    • identify their own learning needs and acquire new knowledge, skills and competencies in relation to the technological development.

  • 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
    Individual
    Exam languages
    Danish(Norwegian/Swedish)
    Type of evaluation
    7-point grading scale
    Examiners
    Internal and External censure
34
hours of teaching
240
hours of preparation
The figure shows the extent of workload related to the subject divided into different study activities.

In the subject Specialisation: Design (DA) you will receive 34 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 45 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 12% 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