BYGG2362 - Universal Design


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2023/2024

Course content

The focus is universal design in the built environment. Basic introduction to the following topics: Concepts, principles, user perspectives, perception and the senses, built examples, ethical perspectives, building code.

Learning outcome

Knowledge of academic and ideological fundament of universal design. Knowledge of user groups and their specific needs. Knowledge of relevant concepts, principles and problems. Knowledge of law and building code. Skills: Understand and apply specific concepts and principles of universal design. Identify and analyze concrete challenges in the physical environment. Charting user needs. Transform user needs to practical solutions. General competence: Perform administrative processes and planning involving universal design.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, videoes, litterature study, assigments, tutoring. May be arranged as a complete online course if needed.

Further on evaluation

Exam portfolio consists of student assignments collected in 2 hand-ins.

Course materials

Announced at startup.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II



Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Highway Engineering
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering


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