Course syllabus

Estetik I
Aesthetics I

AFOA01, 6 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2013/14
Decided by: Education Board D
Date of Decision: 2013-04-19

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: MD1
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The aim of the course is to train the practical ability to communicate visually, to get an insight into the artistic possibilities of presenting nuances of communication, and to learn the importance of two- and three-dimensional sketching for the generation of ideas and for the realisation of a shape of an object.

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 introduces various types of aesthetic/artistic tools, focusing on hand-held ones. The course provides the following range of subjects.


Examination details

Grading scale: UG
Assessment: A given number of exercises (approximately one per week) are handed in for evaluation and review. These are all practical exercises (drawings, colour tasks and sculpture tasks). One of them is provided as a ground for a critical group review. When all of these exercises are approved, the student has fulfilled the requirements of the course, provided that he/she has also attended 80% of the lectures and introductions.


The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: AFO061

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: univ.lektor Gunnar Sandin,
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