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Industrial Design MA, Project I, 7.5 Credits

General data

Code: IU030A
Subject/Main field: Industridesign
Cycle: Second cycle
Credits: 7.5
Progressive specialization: A1N - Second cycle, has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
Answerable department: Department of Industrial Design
Answerable faculty: Faculty of Science, Technology and Media
Established: 3/30/2015
Date of change: 4/1/2015
Version valid from: 8/31/2015


In this course the student will have the opportunity to, for the first time, carry out a project and all its different parts. To become an expert in the field of Design for All means having to practice applying the specific knowledge obtained in real-life design projects.

Course objectives

At the completion of the course the student shall be able to
- plan a project
- execute the project plan
- carry out a problem structure definition and documentation
- use appropriate methods for user involvement in different phases in the design process
- demonstrate a wide-ranging ability to generate and to visualise ideas
- develop relevant models in different design phases
- be able to communicate with the user and the project owner
- transform the result of the design process into an appealing design solution
- present process and results orally as well as in writing in the form of a report


- project planning
- business intelligence
- collection of facts
- user participation in different phases of the project
- generating ideas
- model development
- designing
- writing and presenting a report

Entry requirements

Industrial design BA (A-C), 60 credits, including User Centered Design for All Process I
(OB 6)

Selection rules and procedures

Alternative selection, see heading "Other information".

Teaching form

The teaching consists of seminars and workshops where everyone participates, compulsory attendance. In addition to teacher-supervised time the course includes group work and independent studies.

The teaching may be in Swedish or in English.

Examination form

7.5 Credits, R101: Report and presentation
Grades: A, B, C, D, E, Fx and F. A-E are passed and Fx and F are failed.

Grading criteria for the subject are available at

Grading system

The grades A, B, C, D, E, Fx and F are given on the course. On this scale the grades A through E represent pass levels, whereas Fx and F represent fail levels.

Course reading

Required literature

Title: Kurskompendium
Comment: Provided by the teacher