Department of Design & Architecture

Product Design BA

2017 - 2018

1. yr. Autumn
Initiation
ALL111-06H / 6 ECTS
S
MC
Product Design and
Methodology

VÖR101-10H / 10 ECTS
S
MC
Design and Society II
HFR101-08H / 8 ECTS
TH
MC
Introduction workshop
INTR101-0H / 0 ECTS
T
MC
Introduction workshop
INTR102-0H / 0 ECTS
T
MC
Introduction to
Printworkshop

VER106-02H / 2 ECTS
T
MC
Introduction to
Woodworkshop

VER113-02H / 2 ECTS
T
MC
From 3D to 2D
VER105-02H / 2 ECTS
T
MC
1. yr Spring
Design Process - Lab
VÖR101-16H/ 16 ECTS
S
MC
Design and Society I
HFR110-06H / 6 ECTS
TH
MC
Material Culture
HFR230-04H / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Illustrator, In-Design
and Photoshop

VER101-02H / 2 ECTS
T
MC
Perspective
VER101-02H / 2 ECTS
T
MC
2. yr Fall
Profession I-
Concept and Making

VÖR203-06H / 6 ECTS
S
MC
Profession II-
Technology and Culture

VÖR201-10H / 10 ECTS
S
MC
International Product Design
HRF203-04H / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
CAD / CAM
VER125-02H / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Metal Workshop
VER223-02H/ 2 ECTS
T
MC
Silk Screen Printing
VER228-02H / 2 ECTS
T
E
Bookmaking
VER208-02H / 2 ECTS
T
E
Creative Writing
HFR211-02H / 2 ECTS
T
ME
Narrative and Performance
HFR229-02H / 2 ECTS
T
ME
The History of Architecture
in Iceland

HFR101-02H / 2 ECTS
T
ME
Decolonized Art
HFR224-02H / 2 ECTS
T
ME
2. yr Spring
Dialog
SAMT0-02S / 2 ECTS
S
MC
Design and Agency-
Local Production

VÖR201-08H / 10 ECTS
S
MC
Together
ALL200-06H / 4 ECTS
S
MC
Perspective
VER225-02H / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Design and Society III
HFR210-06H / 6 ECTS
TH
MC
Design in Iceland
HFR238-04H / 4 ECTS
T
MC
Moulds and prototypes
VER202-02H / 2 ECTS
T
MC
3. yr Fall
Design and Integration
VÖR300-22H / 22 ECTS
S
MC
Final Thesis
BAH300-06H / 6 ECTS
TH
MC
Thesis Preparation
BAH300-00H / 0 ECTS
TH
MC
Perspective III
VER310-02H / 2 ECTS
T
MC
3. yr Spring
Portfolio
ALL303-02H / 2 ECTS
S
MC
Final Project 
VÖR301-18 / 22 ECTS
S
MC
Design and Society IV
HFR303-04H / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Final Project- Analysis
HFR313-02H​ / 2 ECTS
TH
MC

 

Curriculum

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge

The student possesses knowledge within the field of product design. This implies that the student:

  • Has knowledge of theories, concepts and methods used in product design. 
  • Has basic knowledge of the professional environment of product designers. 
  • Has insight and understanding to approach subjects in design in an individual manner 
  • Has understanding of the ideology and concepts on which product design is based 
  • Knows the basics in search and information technology 

Skills

The student is able to use the methods and procedures of the field of product design.  This implies that the student:

  • Can take a critical stance on information and methods. 
  • Has adopted critical vision of their own works and those of others. 
  • Is able to participate in critical discourse on product design. 
  • Can make decisions and provide a rationale for these on professional grounds. 
  • Has technique and skill to work independently and systematically on subjects within product design. 
  • Has learnt to adopt broadmindedness and originality in their thinking. 
  • Is able to independently assess ideas used. 
  • Has adopted enquiring and varied working methods and daring in execution. 
  • Is able to utilise technology and equipment that serves the field. 

Competences

The student is able to utilise her/his knowledge and proficiency for work and/or for further studies. This implies that the student:

  • Has the independence and communication skills to actively participate in collaborations and lead working groups.
  • Can work independently and systematically, set goals, select appropriate methods, produce a project/work plan and adhere to it. 
  • Is capable of interpreting and presenting their subjects and outcomes clearly in speech and in writing. 
  • Can communicate their ideas through their own works. 
  • Can communicate their skills, ideas and knowledge to different groups in different circumstances. 
  • Has cultivated their imagination for independent creativity and/or unconventional approaches and utilise this in their work. 
  • Has developed independent working methods for further study in their field. 
TH Theory
T Technical Practices
S Studio Practices
ME Mandatory-Elective Course
MC Mandatory Course
E Elective Course

Curriculum

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