Course syllabus

Universal design, projekt
Universal Design, Project

TNSF01, 6 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2012/13
Decided by: Education Board 3
Date of Decision: 2012-04-25

General Information

Main field: Industrial Design.
Compulsory for: KID2
Language of instruction: The course might be given in English


The aim of the course is for the students of the Industrial Design Programme, in their future professional roles, to take people's different conditions and abilities into account, and contribute to the accessibility of developed products, services and environments.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


The course consists of a project that is carried out with engineering students in the Rehabilitation Engineering and Design course.

The project will result in a prototype of either a technical aid for persons with a specific disability or a "design-for-all" product or service. The course is problem based and project oriented.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG
Assessment: The assessment will be based on group work. A passing grade will be given to students who pass a project carried out in groups.


Admission requirements:

Required prior knowledge: TNSA01 Universal Design, theory; and MAMA05 Cognitive and Physical Ergonomics (or TNS112 Cognitive Ergonomics and MAM081 Physical Ergonomics).
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: TNS120, TNX153

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Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Håkan Neveryd, Universitetsadjunkt, Tekn Lic,
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