Copenhagen School of Design and Technology


The Products and productions specialisation (DA)

Danish title
Studieretningen Produkter og produktion (DA)
Study programme
Product Development and Integrative Technology
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Bachelor (top-up)
Duration of the subject/module
3 semestre
Programme elements
Danish and English
Start time
Subject number
Responsible for the subject(s)/modul(es)
Steen Mandsfelt Eriksen
  • Purpose and learning objectives

    The graduate has acquired:
    - development-based knowledge of environmental aspects and sustainability in relation to the company's business and production.
    - an understanding of practice, discipline-specific methods and theories of development and
    planning applied in the design and construction of industrial products as well as optimisation, operation and integration of production systems, and an ability to reflect on practice and the application of theories and methods.


    The graduate is able to
    - apply methods and tools for the design and construction of industrial products and
    optimisation and operation of production systems and master the further development and
    adaptation of solutions.
    - assess practice-oriented and theoretical issues as well as justify and select relevant solutions
    to ensure sustainability in the choice of technology and materials.
    - communicate practice-oriented and professional issues and solutions to partners and users.


    The graduate is able to
    - handle innovative, complex and development-oriented design solutions and apply
    technological solutions in an industrial context.
    - independently engage in academic and interdisciplinary collaboration with other professional groups on the design of industrial products and optimisation and operation of production systems to be integrated in interdisciplinary projects and assume responsibility within the framework of a code of professional ethics.
    - identify their own learning requirements and develop their own knowledge, skills and competencies - academically, methodically and across disciplines - in the areas of design and construction of industrial products and optimisation and operation of production systems in relation to the development of interdisciplinary technical solutions.

  • Type of instruction
    The bachelor's degree programme in product development and integrative technology applies a wide range of teaching and learning methods including:
    - Classroom teaching
    - Group work
    - Case-based exercises
    - Games and role play
    - Company field trips
    - Interdisciplinary project-oriented teaching
    - Problem-based learning
    - Interdisciplinary knowledge sharing
    - Student presentations
    - Cooperative learning
    - Digital learning technologies and learning environments
    - Workshops
    - Independent study
  • Exam

    The learning outcomes of the exam are identical with the learning outcomes of the subject(s)/modul(es)

    Prerequisites for access to the examination
    A crucial part of this study programme’s justification is the integration part – that is acquiring competencies to integrate technical skills in interaction with others. This is the so-called integrator role. This is one of the reasons why this programme is based on group work, and in order to get a good outcome, students must necessarily take part in this group work. Therefore, we recommend that students participate in the teaching and submit and present the assignments and projects involved.
    Exam forms based on the assessment of written work require the written part should be submitted on time and satisfy all the formal requirements for the exam. If not, the student cannot take the exam until the requirements have been satisfied, and the student will have used one exam attempt.
    Attendance at plenary days is mandatory.
    Exam in one or more subjects
    Subject/module is tested standalone
    The individual learning outcomes are assessed during the examination for the Final Bachelor Project
    Type of exam
    Combined written and oral examination
    See the description for Final Bachelor Project
    Individual exam or group exam
    Exam languages
    Danish (Norwegian/Swedish)
    Type of evaluation
    7-point grading scale
    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 The Products and productions specialisation (DA) you will receive 0 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 0 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 0% of your total workload for the subject.

The teaching primarily consists of the following activities: project work.
The preparation primarily consists of the following activities: collecting empiricism, project work, reading the curriculum, preparation for the exam.

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