Department of Media & Design

Industrial Design

My Studies

 

Curriculum

1. Semester

Business Competence 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 160647103 Business Management 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Introduction into business management, accounting, financial accounting and cost accounting
Business Competence 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 160647104 Professional Business Meetings & Presentations 1 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Perfection of professional communication strategies, negotiation management with reference to case studies
Design Visualization 1 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 160647101 Virtual Modeling 1 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Machining of free-form surfaces of medium complexity with high-end surface modeling programs.
User Centered Design 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 160647102 Interface Design and Usability 1 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Analysis of products from the point of view of their usability, design of machine-user interfaces of low and median complexity
Field Eco-innovative Design:
Eco-innovative Design 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 160647112 Design Research 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Skills for design relevant research- and analytical methods that lead to a profound comprehension of today's and future requirements of users and other stakeholders which in turn serve as a basis for the design of relevant and useful products.
Eco-innovative Design 1 | Project thesis (PT) | Coursecode: 160647109 Project Work M1B "Eco-innovative Design 1" 6 SWS 15 ECTS
Development of ecological, economic and social sustainable solutions for design tasks of high complexity in the area of Product and Service Design
Eco-innovative Design 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 160647111 Sustainable Material Design & Engineering 2 SWS 2 ECTS
The course deals with methods of environmental management for companies and organisations as well as their effects on product design, materials and production processes. Within these fields, basic knowledge of e.g. ecobalance, environmentally sound product development, sustainability management as well as methods and tools for the evaluation of environmental soundness and sustainability, is imparted.
Eco-innovative Design 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 160647110 Transfomational Design 2 SWS 2 ECTS
What kind of ways are there to escape our growth society that is engulfing our ressources and what part does the design of products and services play. Transformation Design deals with ways to transform todays's quantitive growth in a qualitive growth and how we can preserve our natural resources in the future through recycling and re-using products.
Field Mobility Design:
Mobility Design 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 160647106 Advanced Transportation Design 2 SWS 2 ECTS
The history of transportation design, typologies, package basics, design process
Mobility Design 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 160647108 Color + Material 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Colors, materials, surfaces with focus on interior design of vehicles
Mobility Design 1 | Project thesis (PT) | Coursecode: 160647105 Project Work M1A "Mobility Design 1" 6 SWS 15 ECTS
Development of solutions for design tasks of highly technical and functional complexity in the area of transportation design
Mobility Design 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 160647107 Transportation Engieering 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Drive systems, wheel suspensions, energy storage system, vehicle body technologies, materials, manufacturing technologies in transportation design

2. Semester

Business Competence 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 160647202 Design Management 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Introduction to the sequence of operations in a design studio, team structure and leadership
Business Competence 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 160647201 Marketing 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Introduction to marketing, consumer habits, market research, structuring product and service, emphasis on 'direct marketing'
Business Competence 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 160647204 Professional Business Meetings & Presentations 2 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Linguistic and non-linguistic features of presentations
Master Thesis 1 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 160647205 Seminar Master's Thesis 1 SWS 2 ECTS
Methods of creative scientific work, systematic search for topics for the master's thesis and deciding on the topic prior to beginning professional practical training, in order to be able to begin with the research for the master's thesis.
User Centered Design 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 160647203 Interface Design und Usability 2 2 SWS 4 ECTS
Analysis of electronic products from the point of view of their usability, design of machine-user interfaces of high complexity.
Elective Subjects:
Compulsory Optional Subject | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 160647207 Project Management 2 SWS 4 ECTS
Knowledge of the basics of project management, such as project organisation and -strategy, operative project management, network planning technique and project controlling.
Compulsory Optional Subject | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 160647206 Virtual Modeling 2 2 SWS 4 ECTS
Processing complex free-form surfaces with high-end surface modeling programs.
Field Eco-innovative Design:
Eco-innovative Design 2 | Project thesis (PT) | Coursecode: 160647209 Project Work M2A "Eco-innovative Design 2" 6 SWS 15 ECTS
Development of ecological, economic and social sustainable solutions for design tasks of highest complexity in the area of Product and Service Design
Field Mobility Design:
Mobility Design 2 | Project thesis (PT) | Coursecode: 160647208 Project Work M2A "Mobility Design 2" 6 SWS 15 ECTS
Development of solutions for design tasks of highly technical and functional complexity in the area of Mobility design with special regard to sustainability

3. Semester

Internship | Internship (PR) | Coursecode: 160647301 Work Placement (Seminar/Supervision) 1 SWS 30 ECTS
Deepening and expanding social skills and methodological plus professional expertise in-house as an experiential learning venue. Processing of the theoretical background associated with the assignments. Basic and structural knowledge that has a theoretical foundation is transferred to methodical and analytical knowledge of the respective subject areas.

4. Semester

Master Thesis 2 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 160647401 Master's Thesis (Seminar/Supervision) 2 SWS 30 ECTS
Independent creative scientific development of sustainable design solutions for tasks of highly technical and functional complexity in the area of product-, service or transportation design.