Course syllabus

Projektering och design – Projektarbete i byggprocessen
Planning and Design – Project Study

VBE685, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2015/16
Decided by: Education Board D
Date of Decision: 2015-04-16

General Information

Compulsory for: IBYA3
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


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


With the perspective of different consultants roles, the course deals with different parts of construction planning of which strong emphasis are focused on heating insulation , damp protection, sound insulation, fire protection, installation and selection of material.

The course deals with important subject areas relevant to project work such as: construction technique, building physics/building technique, installation techniques, fire protection, acoustic and preparing drawings. The course also constitutes working with technical choices in planning.

The pedagogical idea and the overall goal for the course is to expose students on the insight and understanding of construction industry working conditions by working on project work that is linked to an actual live project in the region. Work is performed with the help of different type of authorities and industries contact. Students are guided through the whole construction process and work on their own with different working elements that occurs throughout the construction phase from inception till completion. This exposes the students on the actual working environment. Guest lectures and external cooperation is part of the project work.

Lectures, exercises and course material support the ongoing case work and relate to the detail parts in general. Great emphasis lies in the integration of education of anoverall view of the detailed parts. The course deals with standard and determined associated to the detailed parts.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Passing mark will be based on graded project assignments, seminars participation and graded exams. Final grades will be granted only when all assignments, seminars and project work meets the passing grades. The final grade will be based on 50% of project assignment and 50% of exams.


Required prior knowledge: House construction technique, BIM Modelling and Visualisation, Mechanics, Materials study, Building physics, Installation techniques, Construction techniques, Soil mechanics, Geometrics, Construction technique and architecture, Construction economy and Environmental science.
The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course administrator: Christina Glans,
Course coordinator: Radhlinah Aulin,
Course homepage:
Further information: Compulsory for: IBYA3. The course is conducted parallel with courses VBE680 and VBE690. Compulsory parts of the course may occur. Some parts of the course may be taught in English.