MASA2072 - Product design


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Portfolio assessment 100/100

Course content

Product development and teamwork. Creative techniques. Model building and product development. Design and factors that affect form. Machine parts and machine construction. Prototype construction. Documentation and use of project book. Basic machine parts. Relevant production and joining techniques are supporting topics for the project.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: The candidate has basic knowledge about: - Methods within product design and innovation projects. - Creative techniques and generation of solutions. - Design of components with respect to function, form, and materials. Design.

Skills: The candidate can: - Execute development projects. - Create solutions based on needs. Create digital and physical models.

General competence: The candidate can: - Participate in creative processes and search for creative solutions. - Document solutions and handle ethical dilemmas.

Learning methods and activities

The course is project based. Students will be working in groups of 3 - 4.

All groups will have a design project. Each week will have a topic followed by a weekly mandatory assignments. The weekly topics covers phases in the design process.

Further on evaluation

Project delivery.

New and postponed exam: following semester.

Course materials

Will be announced at the beginning of the semester.

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Engineering
Contact information


Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS Portfolio assessment 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Portfolio assessment 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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