Project economy


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Bachelor in Sustainable design or similar qualifications

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

A student who has been through the module:

Learning objectives


  • has knowledge about economic calculations and models with regards to a development projects process and realisation cost¬†


  • is able to evaluate a development project and its intended results through rationales of valuation and cost-benefit analysis and engage in a reflective discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of the project
  • is able to reflect on the socio-economic effects of a development project as well as the distribution of these effects across society


  • is able to engage in development projects and evaluate the process and intended results with regards to economic and take reflective actions with regards to the evaluation result
  • can collaborate professional with other professions (e.g. economists) and argue for the value of development projects with regards to the economy of the development process, the implement as well as the consequences of the implementation

Type of instruction

Lectures, exercises and project work. The course supports the project course Exploring design and innovation possibility on the Sustainable design master program. The students can therefore use their project as case in this course.



Name of examProject economy
Type of exam
Written exam
Permitted aids
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleProjekt√łkonomi
Module codeTBISDK13203
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudyboard for Techno-Anthropology and Sustainable Design
DepartmentDepartment of Planning
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design