Copenhagen School of Design and Technology


Form & Design

Danish title
Form & Design
Study programme
Product Development and Integrative Technology
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Bachelor (top-up)
6. semester
Duration of the subject/module
3 Weeks
Programme elements
Start time
Lygten 16, København NV
Subject number
Responsible for the subject(s)/modul(es)
Peter Sommer
  • Purpose and learning objectives

    The student has acquired:
    An understanding of practice, applied theories and methods within Form and Design and an ability to reflect on how this front end development is different from construction and engineering
    A development-based knowledge of essential practical tools of Form and Design
    A basic understanding of Form and Design applied at operational, tactical and strategic company levels


    The student is able to:
    Assess practice oriented and theoretical issues relating to Form and Design in front end development as well as justify and select strategies for develloping ideas through to concepts
    Assess practice-oriented and theoretical issues associated with aspects of the ’user’ side of product development


    The student is able to:
    Master practice oriented Form giving on simple objects by optimising the choice, change and use of multiple tools in succession
    Identify their own learning requirements and develop their own knowledge, skills and
    competencies in relation to Form and Design

  • Type of instruction
    in class lectures and guidance at drawing boards and lots of pin ups
  • 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
    Type of exam
    Written examination
    Individual exam or group exam
    Exam languages
    Danish (Norwegian/Swedish)
    Type of evaluation
    7-point grading scale
    Internal 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 Form & Design you will receive 54 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 72 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 39% 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, exercises, portfolio exercises.

Read about KEAs Study Activity Model

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