TEK2112 - Universal design I


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letter grades

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

Course content

The focus is universal design applied to general design, aesthetics and the built environment. Basic knowledge of principles and user groups, perception and the senses, application of light, form and materials. Universal design and cultural heritage. Ethical aspects, verification techniques and law.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: Scientific foundation, user groups, user needs, concepts, principles and relevant law. Universal design applied to design, aesthetics and the built environment.

Skills: Understand and apply basic concepts and principles, identify user needs and user groups, transform needs into practical solutions.

General competence: Implementation of universal design in design, aesthetics and the built environment.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, videoes, literature study, hand-ins, tutoring. The course may be tought 100% online if needed.

Further on evaluation

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

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Product Design and Technology (BTEKD)

Course materials

Announced at startup.

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Architecture
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Portfolio assessment 100/100 A 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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