Master’s Thesis

2022/2023

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

A student who has completed this module:

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • has knowledge about and understanding of the latest international research in the fields of sustainability, design, innovation and/or sustainable transitions
  • has knowledge about how to critically assess knowledge and identify problems with regards to sustainability, design, innovation and/or sustainable transitions, within a chosen subject

Skills

  • can frame a design assignment or a sustainability challenge using professional tools and methods
  • can motivate choices of methods or/and theoretical approach behind the design project
  • can select appropriate research-based knowledge for use in the design process and has awareness regarding their value and limitations
  • can argue for a solution with regards to its business potential and its market creation value
  • can stage design and innovation processes
  • can communicate and visualize design and design proposals in a professional manner

Competences

  • is able to present the results of the project work in a project report and during an oral examination and argue for the approach taken, the decisions taken and the results
  • is able independently to manage a project from start to finish and reflect on the processes, theories, methods and tools used
  • can critically reflect over his/her own competencies as an integrative sustainable design engineer (PBL)

Type of instruction

Project work with supervision, supporting seminars and milestones.

Exam

Exams

Name of examMaster’s Thesis
Type of exam
Master's thesis/final project
ECTS30
Permitted aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleKandidatspeciale
Module codeTBSDK20401
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS30
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module

Organisation

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