Design Research Project

2023/2024

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

A student who has completed this module:

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • 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

Skills

  • 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

Competences

  • 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
  • can critically reflect over his/her own competencies as an integrative sustainable design engineer (PBL)
  • can critically reflect on design as an iterative process that involves the integration of different kinds of knowledges and professional contributions (PBL)

Type of instruction

Project work with supervision.

Exam

Exams

Name of examDesign Research Project
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS30
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 codeTBSDK20301
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS30
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Techno-Anthropology and Sustainable Design
DepartmentDepartment of Sustainability and Planning
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design