PD Module 3510

Module code


Module title

Practical Semester


Product Design

Module type


Module form


Duration of module

1 semester

Offered in

winter and summer semesters

Studio workload

15 hours

Self-directed workload

885 hours

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 processes and organizational procedures in a professional design environment. Depending on the specialization of the office you worked in you will have practical experience of one or more specialization of your course. You will be able to work in teams and communicate professionally with colleagues and clients. If your internship took place abroad you will have also developed your intercultural and language skills.

Module content

Introduction to the activities of a design specialist through concrete practical tasks, if possible carried out independently. Introduction to the structure and organization of a company and insight into business activities. Carrying out complex commissions. Participation in communication and presentations.


Module 3410, Product Design IV
Module 3420, Process Design II
Module 3430, Theory of Design II
Module 3440, Planning and Communication

Teaching and learning methods



Practice report, discussion, employer's certificate of completion

Prerequisite for

Module 3610, Product Design V
Module 3620, Process Design III
Module 3630, Theory of Design III
Module 3640, Engineering in Design III

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