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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: 4/8/2016
Version valid from: 7/1/2016


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
(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