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Universal design 7.5 Credits

Universell design
First cycle, P0011A
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2010 Sp 1 - 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 28 Feb 2007

Last revised
by 19 Feb 2010

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Subject group (SCB)

Entry requirements

General entry requirements, first cycle

More information about English language requirements

Course Aim
After having finished the course the student should be able to
- Describe the concept universal design
- Explain the basic characteristics for Universal design
- Apply the principles for environmental, traffic, and product evaluation and design
- Oral and visualize presentation of ideas

Theoretical and practical application for
- Describing the concept Universal design
- Describing the historical development of Universal design
- Describing the traffic environment system
- Describing the built environment system
- Describing the product system
- Design and evaluation of case studies using Universal design concept

The course is based on lectures, seminars, and individual project works. Supervision is provided for the individual project work.

Oral and visual presentation of the individual project work is required for the passing grade. Attendance to certain lectures is obligatory. Attendance to supervision and the final presentation is compulsory.

Géza Fischl

Transition terms
The course P0011A is equal to ARP114

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2010 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Lindwell, W., Holder, K. & Butler, J. (2003). Universal Principles of Design: 100 Ways to Enhance Usability, Influence Perception, Increase Appeal, Make Better Design Decisions, and Teach Through Design. Glouchester: Rockport publisher

Course offered by
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering

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