Design Research Project


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • has knowledge on how to set project goals and manage a design research project
  • has knowledge of how to interact and relate with other actors within the design research project
  • has knowledge on the recent research literature related to the specific research project


  • can formulate a research aim
  • can collect empirical material, analyse this and synthesise ideas and concepts in relation to a specific design research project
  • can articulate goals, define tasks and coordinate tasks in project work
  • can plan and stage the work based on the scope, the complexity and the required results
  • can understand the practical, complex execution of design research processes
  • can deliver and communicate a thorough design solution
  • can evaluate the vulnerability of a design solution


  • can independently take part in collaboration with other researchers and actors and define own role in the work
  • can give a reflected criticism of others design work and results

Type of instruction

Project work with supervision.



Name of examDesign Research Project
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Permitted aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleDesign projekt
Module codeTBISDK17301
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Sustainable Design)
Study BoardStudy Board of Techno-Anthropology and Sustainable Design
DepartmentDepartment of Sustainability and Planning
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design