PD Module 3710

Module code


Module title

Bachelor Thesis Product Design


Product Design

Module type


Module form

Studio and independent study

Duration of module

1 semester

Offered in

winter and summer semesters

Studio workload

0 hours

Self-directed workload

660 hours

ECTS credit points


Module leader

Prof. Gabriele N. Reichert

Email address

e-mail address

Learning outcomes

After completing this module successfully you will have demonstrated the integration and development of skills acquired during your studies into a self-directed complex design project.
You will have demonstrated your ability to identify relevant questions, to research and penetrate their content methodically from a firm scientific base, to analyze and evaluate all influencing factors, to develop valid concepts and strategies, plan a complete design process from concept to detailing, visualisation and prototyping. You will have demonstrated your ability to document the complete process, to present the results of your thesis publicly using appropriate rhetoric and media, and to defend your ideas in discussion.

Module content

Tutors will accompany the thesis and advise on the scientific, methodical, and design aspects, supporting your professional communication and presentation forms.

Module teaching units

Bachelor Project (0 contact hours)
Bachelor Documentation (0 contact hours)
Presentation (0 contact hours)
Discussion (0 contact hours)

Module tutors

All members of the teaching staff


180 ECTS credit points, proof of successful completion of all units in the previous 6 semesters

Teaching and learning methods

Self-directed project work


Project results, documentation, presentation, discussion

Teaching language


Recommended literature

Sophia Muckle: Parcours: Existenzgründung für Designer. Mainz: Schmidt, 2009
Internationales Forum für Gestaltung Ulm: Design und Architektur: Studium und Beruf: Fakten, Positionen, Perspektiven. Berlin: Birkhäuser, 2004

Buchstabe E

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