Copenhagen School of Design and Technology


Specialisation: Communication Design and Media - Innovation

Speciality direction: Communication Design & Media
Danish title
Studieretning Trend og Kommunikation (Communication design and Media) - Lokalt fagelement (Innovation) (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)
Trine Bekkersgaard Stark
  • Purpose and learning objectives

    The subject element emphasises innovation in relation to problem solving, media strategies as well as design and communication processes. Focus is on argumentation, critical thinking and value creation in the development of sustainable solutions.


    The student will gain knowledge about:
    ● theory, methods and practice in design, innovation and media strategy, and
    ● how to reflect on theories, methods and practice in design, innovation and media strategy.


    The student will get the skills to:
    ● identify and apply design and innovation methods.
    ● identify and compare theoretical and practical issues as well as justify and select relevant solutions and technology in design and innovation.
    ● disseminate professional issues and solutions to relevant partners and user groups.


    The student will learn to:
    ● handle complex and development-orientated issues within design technology and innovation.
    ● independently enter into disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaboration in innovative design processes.
    ● identify their own learning requirements and structure their own learning in various innovative learning environments.

  • 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)

    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 Specialisation: Communication Design and Media - Innovation you will receive 41 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 55 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 30% 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.

Read about KEAs Study Activity Model

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