CD Module 2510

Module code


Module title

Practical Semester


Communication design

Module type


Module form


Duration of module

1 semester

Offered in

Winter and summer semesters

Studio workload

15 hours

Self-directed workload


ECTS credit points


Module leader

Prof. Hartmut Bohnacker

Email address

e-mail address

Learning outcomes

After completing this module successfully you will be familiar with the processes and organizational procedures within a professional design practice. Depending on the type of work done in the office you will have extensive knowledge and practical experience in one or more of the course's specializations. You will be able to work in teams and communicate professionally with colleagues and clients. If your internship is done abroad you will also have refined your intercultural and language skills.

Module content

Introduction to the activities of a design specialist in practice. Completion of concrete tasks, if possible independently. Structure and organization of a company and introduction to business functions. Cooperation skills for communication and presentation.


Modules 2410/2420, Optional required Communication Design
Poject I & II
Module 2430, Presentation/Planning
Module 2240, Theory of Design IV

Module tutors

Teaching and learning methods

Professional practice


Report on practice, discussion, employer's certificate of completion

Prerequisite for

Recommended literature



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