Project-Oriented Study in an External Organisation


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

A student who has completed this module:

Learning objectives


  • has knowledge on how to contribute in an organisation to set project goals, and work as part of a design team
  • is able to identify and characterise systems, procedures and concepts as an integrated part of organisational project work


  • is able to characterise the role of systems, procedures and concepts in the staging of project work
  • can articulate problems and goals, and define and coordinate tasks for a design project work, and understand the principles for project definitions
  • is able to assess the effects of various procedures and concepts on knowledge flows and their ability to create systems, innovation and change
  • is able to analyse the use of procedures and concepts in practice and suggest improvements


  • can professionally and independently take part in collaborating with other stakeholders in design, and define own role in this work
  • can give a reflected criticism of own experiences, and on others design work and results, and the applicability of own competences in certain contexts
  • 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

Class instructions and supervision throughout the whole project period.



Name of examProject-Oriented Study in an External Organisation
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 titleProjektorienteret forløb i en virksomhed
Module codeTBSDK20302
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