Bachelor in Industrial Design Engineering 15 Credits

Examensarbete i teknisk design, kandidat
First cycle, D0024A
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2017 Sp 2 - Present
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

Syllabus established
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Bo Jonsson, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 18 Feb 2013

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 18 Aug 2017

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G#
Industrial Design
Subject group (SCB)
Other Subjects within Technology

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and At least 135 credits from completed courses required for the degree. A maximum of 15 credits may be missing from the basic core courses. The examiner appointed decides if the student has the depth of knowledge required for the proposed degree project.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim
The overall aim is for the student to practice and develop abilities to independently apply theories and methods in a thesis project within the area of industrial design engineering. This means that the student should demonstrate abilities to:
  • Plan, organize and implement a project
  • Working in accordance with a time- and project plan
  • Formulate relevant research question based on the selected topic
  • Apply a relevant scientific basis within the area of industrial design engineering, and independently apply knowledge and abilities from the education within the project
  • Find, identify and critically evaluate relevant theories and other information and summarize this in a scientific manner
  • Critically evaluate relevant research studies in a constructive and scientific manner
  • Select, describe, and justify the research methodology
  • Asses the relevance of the results obtained
  • Express themselves well in writing, in a linguistically and scientifically corrent manner
  • Develop and implement a presentation where the project results and conclusions are clearly recognized

The thesis content should be developed in dialogue with the director of studies and project supervisors. The student implement the project independently, with support of supervisors. The thesis should always contain a theoretical framework in the form of a relevant literature review and a clear scientific research approach in the form of methodology implemented in the project.

The student conducts and plans independently the thesis work with support of supervisors. The thesis project includes a continuous update of project plan.

Written and oral project presentation Opposition

Prerequisites 135 hp. The department provide supervisors during one semester The thesis project is preferably carried out alone or by two participating students. The thesis scope and depth should reflect if two students have been collaborating on the project.

Åsa Wikberg Nilsson

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2015 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Literature vary depending on the nature and focus of the project. Literture is independently identified and chosen, in dialouge with supervisors.

Course offered by
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences

0001Start of degree project0.0U G#
0002Public discussion of others degree project0.0U G#
0003Oral presentation0.0U G#
0004Accepted report15.0U G#

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