Department of Design & Architecture

Product Design BA

2020 - 2021

Curriculum

Study Structure

1. yr. Autumn
Initiation
ALL111-05H / 5 ECTS
S
MC
Testing Ground
VÖR111-10H / 10 ECTS
S
MC
Discussion
VÖR13-01H / 1 ECTS
S
MC
Design and Philosophy
HFR111-08H / 4 ECTS
MC
Material Culture
HHFR230-04H / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Intro Verkstæði
VER121-04H / 4 ECTS
T
MC
Dissemination
VER140-02H / 2 ECTS
T
MC
Intro Þverholt/Laugarn.
INTR101-0H / 0 ECTS
T
MC
1. yr Spring
Process of creative thought
VÖR101-10H / 5 ECTS
S
MC
Ceramics
VÖR101-05H / 10 ECTS
S
MC
Discussion
VÖR13-01H / 4 ECTS
S
MC
Design and Philosophy
HFR124-04H / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Material Culture
HFR230-04H / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Design and History
HFR111-08H / 8 ECTS
TH
MC
Illustrator, InDesign
and Photoshop

VER101-02H / 2 ECTS
T
MC
2. yr Autumn
Ideas and Technology
VÖR205-05H / 5 ECTS
S
MC
Science and Culture
VÖR210-10H/ 10 ECTS
S
MC
Discussion
VÖR123-01H / 1 ECTS
S
MC
Design and Environment
HFR264-04H / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Narratives and
Performance-Theory

HFR242-02H / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Hönnun og vísindi
HFR115-02H / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
CAD / CAM
VER226-02H / 2 ECTS
T
MC
Dissemination II
VER242-02H / 2 ECTS
T
MC
2. yr Spring
Dialog
SAMT002S / 2 ECTS
S
MC
Community
ALL200-03H / 3 ECTS
S
MC
Local Production
VÖR222-10H/ 10 ECTS
S
MC
Discussion
VÖR123-01H / 1 ECTS
S
MC
Molds and Prototypes
VER202-02H / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Val fræði
HFR242-04H / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Val tækni
HFR242-04H / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
3. yr Autumn
Design and
Integration-Encounter

VÖR300-19H / 19 ECTS
S
MC
Zeitgeist
VÖR310-02H / 2 ECTS
S
MC
Discussion
VÖR123-01H / 1 ECTS
S
MC
Thesis Preparation
BAH300-00H / 0 ECTS
TH
MC
Final Thesis
BAH350-08H / 8 ECTS
TH
MC
Dissemination III
VER322-02H / 2 ECTS
T
MC
3. yr Spring
Portfolio
VÖR301-00H / 1 ECTS
S
MC
BA Degree Project
VÖR303-22H / 22 ECTS
S
MC
Discussion
VÖR123-01H/ 1 ECTS
S
MC
Design Analysis
HFR323-02H / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Design and Society
HFR340-04H / 4 ECTS
TH
MC

 

 

 

 

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

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