Curricula 2017–

Degree Programme in Design, Interior Design (240 cr)

English translation, degree programme conducted in swedish.
Degree: Bachelor of Culture and Arts
Qualification title: Bachelor of Culture and Arts
Duration of studies: 4 years
Study type: Full-timeFull-time
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Gru

Core Studies

36 cr
93   12 cr
VK16IN01

Introduction to Academic Studies



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• be familiar with their school and department
• be able to reflect on their studies, curriculum, and the structure of the studies
• know about different ways of studying, learning methods and learning tools
• know how to use Novia's information channels
• have sufficient information and communication technology skills to complete their studies
• be able to study individually as well as in a group
3    3 cr
YH10SV01

Swedish



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• be able to communicate in speech and in writing in a stuctured and efficient way
• be skilled in information retrieval, with a focus on the databases available in the library
• be able to use reference systems and be familiar with the process of scientific writing
• have sufficient comunication skills, both in speech and in writing, for their professional needs
• Students with Finnish as prior educational language have to show such skills in the Swedish language as are in accordance with the Act on the Knowledge of Languages Required of Personnel in Public Bodies (424/2003). This means that these students must show satisfactory (grade 1, 2 or 3) or good (grade 4 or 5) skills in speaking and writing Swedish. Written and oral skills are assessed separately.
3    3 cr
YH10FI01

Finnish



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• be able to express themselves in speech and in writing in professional situations in a professional way, icluding the ability to serve customers and communicate with colleagues and collaborators
• be familiar with he basic terminology in their field, and be able to read professional literature within their field
• demonstrate such skills in the Finnish language as are in accordance with the law (424/2003) for personnel in public bodies. This means that the student must show satisfactory (grade 1, 2 or 3) or good (grade 4 or 5) skills in speaking and writing Finnish. Written and oral skills are assessed separately .
3    3 cr
YH10EN01

English



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• be able to communicate in a professional way, both in speech and in writing, in stituations that are relevant for their professional life
• have knowledge about the central terminology in their own field, along with the ability to understand and make use of the main content of texts in the field
 3   3 cr
6612  24 cr
VK16KH01

History of Art 1



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• be familiar with and able to define the tradition of art history, with a focus on the earlier history of art
• be able to understand the expression, form and content of works of art in relation to the period they were created
• be able to interpret and identify the central material of art history
3    3 cr
VK16KK01

Cultural Studies



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• know and understand the concept of culture based on a broad perspective
• develop an understanding of the complexity of culture in a social and societal context
• have the ability to apply the principles of sustainable cultural development
• develop an understanding of contemporary culture
• have the ability to constructively interpret contemporary society in a group setting
1
3    3 cr
VK16KH02

History of Art 2



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• be familiar with key concepts and lines of thought regarding 20th century art
• develop a deeper understanding of content, form and expression
• master an analytic and reflective mode of thought
• be able to define visual culture and the challenges within the field
• have the ability to interpret artistic expressions and their connection to their place and time, individually and in a group setting
 3   3 cr
VK16ND01

Contemporary Art and Design



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• be familiar with and able to define the many areas of contemporary art and design
• be able to present a summary of the contemporary art and design field
• able to communicate an understanding of the connection between contemporary art and design and the tradition of art history
• be able to make an interpretation of the expression, form and content of contemporary art and design
 3   3 cr
VK16FM01

Research Methods



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• develop an open and critical attitude to art and culture and their role in society
• be familiar with relevant research methods and able to make use of relevant professional skills and knowledge in the field of research methods
• formulate independent and creatively relevant research questions
• document and critically review methods and results within their field
  3  3 cr
VK16ES01

Entrepreneurship



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• be able to define and identify with the professional roles within their respective field
• develop the necessary skilld and knowledge about business and entrepreneurship
• develop relevant knowledge about financing within the creative fields
  9  9 cr
Yrk

Professional Studies

63 cr
451233 63 cr
VK16VK01

Visual Communication



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• be familiar with the basics of colour theory, composition and design, and is able to use their skills
• know the basics of stylization and how to use it in their work
• be able to use basic methods of image analysis
• know how to use a mood board or equivalent method
1
6    6 cr
VK16TE01

Drawing



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• know the central role of basic drawing and sketching skills
• be able to identify the most important skills in the field of drawing
• be able to interpret their surroundings, subjects and thoughts in the form of a simple drawing
2
3    3 cr
VK16FD01

History of Photography and Design



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• be familiar with the history of photography from 1839 to the beginning of World War 2
• understand the cultural factors behind design, and know how to interpret how the phenomena and values of the time have influenced the design
• know the basics of the development of design and the industrial arts and their history before the beginning of World War 2
1
3    3 cr
VK16FB01

Photo and Image Processing



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• understand the basics of camera raw
• understand the basics of Photoshop
• master the basics of the camera
• be able to use basic skills related to seeing, interpreting and mediating
1
3    3 cr
VK16DB01

Digital Image Processing 1



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• know the basics of Adobe Photoshop and be able to continue to develop their Photoshop skills on an individual plane
• know the basics of Adobe Bridge and Adobe Lightroom
• have basic scanning and printing skills
1
3    3 cr
VK16LO01

The Basics of Layout



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• know the basic functions in InDesign
• be familiar with the basics of composition, image editing and typography
• be able to combine image, text and graphical elements and place them on a surface
• be able to independently create multiple page documents for a digital environment and for print
1
3    3 cr
VK163D01

3D Visualization



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• know the basics of the 3D software and how to apply these skills
• master visual presentations in 3D
1
3    3 cr
VK16KE01

Moving Image. Camera and Editing



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• understand the function of sound in video and moving images
• be able to explain the basic functions of a fil or video camera
• be able to identify the basic functions in an editing program
• be familiar with visual composition for moving images
1
3    3 cr
VK16VP01

Workshop Authorization



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• have basic knowledge about the tools in the workshop and how to use them
• know how to use the materials in an economical and ecological way
• understand the value of workshop discipline, safety and order
1
3    3 cr
VK16VG01

The Basics of Vector Graphics



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• know the basic functions of Illustrator
• be able to create and manipulate graphical elements and place them on a surface
1
3    3 cr
VK16SF01

Studio Photography



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• know the basics of studio photography (tools and lighting)
• know how to do simple lighting for portrait and product photography
• be familiar with studio equipment and how to use it
3    3 cr
VK16FU01

Photographic Expression 1



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• understand the need for a personal expression
• start their development towards an identity as a photographer, photo artist, or some other creative role
• learn how to plan a simple visual project
• be able to verbalize their ideas and talk about their finished image in a simple way
3    3 cr
VK16BJ01

Photo Journalism 1



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• know the basics of journalism
• be able to produce documentary images
• be familiar with the different genres of photojournalism
• have begun to familiarize themselves with the media industry
1
3    3 cr
VK16LK01

Reading Course



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• have a greater understanding of their own professional identity
• be familiar with essential professional literature in their field
• be able to work independently on the Moodle platform
1
3    3 cr
VK16IB01

Introduction to the Field 1



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• be familiar with their creative role and creative field
• learn the basics of one of the common tools or means of expression in their field
1
6    6 cr
VK16IB02

Introduction to the Field 2



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• be able to produce simple materials that are relevant to their field
• know the basics of one of the common tools or means of expression in their field, and its possible uses
1
6    6 cr
VK16PJ01

Project



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• be familiar with project management
• plan and complete a group project
• demonstrate the ability to make plans and organize
• demonstrate the ability to make a project relevant to the customer
• know the basics of evaluating their work process and how to make usable suggestions for improvement
 9   9 cr
VK16PO01

Portfolio in Progress



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• create their first portfolio or other marketing materials, along with a CV
• be able to create applications that are typical for their own field (applications for grants or internships, job applications and applications for an exhibition, etc)
• learn how to improve their own situation
• document and evaluate their own learning process
1
 3   3 cr
VK16PO02

Portfolio in Public



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• show their competence when it comes to applications/customer relations/initiatives by demonstrating concrete results
• produce a complete professional portfolio/other marketing materials
• demonstrate the results of using their portfolio/marketing materials (there will be specific assignments)
• develop the marketing of their skills
• document and evaluate their own learning process
  3  3 cr
VK16PP01

Presentation Portfolio



By the end of the course, the student is expected to
• demonstrate a working marketing routine and its results
• make use of a professional portfolio/home page or other marketing platform, and present it in a way that's relevant to their field
   3 3 cr
Yrk

Professional Studies, Interior Design

87 cr
ID16ID01 333024 87 cr
ID16VP01

Textile Workshop 1



After successfully completing the course, the student should:

Have acquired a basic knowledge of workshop techniques in a textile print room
Be familiar with various textile materials and their applications
Be familiar with a variety of production materials and their applications
Be able to apply own basic knowledge in workshop techniques, planning and production
Appreciate the significance of quality as an essential component in planning operations and lasting development
1
 6   6 cr
ID16VP02

Wood Workshop 2



After successfully completing the course, the student should:

Be familiar with a variety of production materials and their applications
Be able to apply own basic knowledge in workshop techniques, planning and production
Appreciate the significance of quality as an essential component in planning operations and lasting development
Apply materials ecologically and economically
1
 3   3 cr
ID16IP01

Interior Design 1



After successfully completing the course, the student should be able to:

Recognize the working picture according to spatial features
Understand the working procedure in planning a room
Apply planning methods and tools in this branch
Master typical communication situations in own specialized field
1
 3   3 cr
ID16AC01

Auto CAD 1



After successfully completing the course, the student should:

Understand the basics of this data program and adapt skills in own field of study
Have a mastery of visual presentation methods which serve as a component in the planning process
1
 3   3 cr
ID16FR01

Colour and Room 1



After successfully completing the course, the student:

Can consider, apply and evaluate colour and form as well as appreciate their relationship within design activities
Understands the psychic and physical influences of colours
Can apply colours in own work activities both functionally and visually
1
 3   3 cr
ID16DH01

History of Design



After successfully completing the course, the student should:

Appreciates cultural factors behind design and can identify phenomena and values of a particular period
Can obtain information through reflection and application of the same
Appreciates the ethical and aesthetical responsibilities of the designer from a historical perspective
Is familiar with the history and development of the art industry before the Second World War
1
 3   3 cr
ID16RT01

Interior Textiles 1



After successfully completing the course, the student should be able to:

Require various textile materials, their applications and understand the working procedure in planning a room
Understand the working procedure in planning a room with textiles
Apply planning methods and tools in this branch
1
 3   3 cr
ID16ML01

Materials 1



After successfully completing the course, the student should be able to:

Possess and apply the basic knowledge relating to materials
Use materials ecologically and economically
Consider the effects of a product on the environment from raw material to waste
1
 3   3 cr
ID16DD01

3 D 1



After successfully completing the course, the student should:

Understand the 3D program in depth, and be able to use their skills for interior design
Be able to master visual presentations in 3D
1
 3   3 cr
ID16PP01

Presentation Portfolio 1



After successfully completing the course, the student:

Can present own ideas and creations
Can listen to others and present written, oral and visual messages by means of various communication methods
 3   3 cr
ID16IP02

Interior Design 2



After successfully completing the course, the student should be able to:

Understand methods for creative problem-solving
Present own ideas
Understand the importance of quality as an essential component in planning activities
Understand user-orientated planning and the significance of ergonomics according to spatial features
Consider holistic thinking in planning activities
  6  6 cr
ID16IP03

Interior Design 3



After successfully completing the course, the student should be able to:

Make effective colour and material selections appropriate to the object being planned
Apply special needs in the context of planning a room
Adapt own skills in private and public contexts
Appreciate the ecological, economic and aesthetical responsibilities of a designer
  3  3 cr
ID16PL01

Product Design 1



After successfully completing the course, the student should be able to:

The student shall gain an understanding and mastery of creative processes, planning methods and visual presentation methods within the context of design
The student shall acquire an appreciation of user-orientated planning and the importance of ergonomics
The student shall understand the relationship between the ethical, qualitative, functional and aesthetical values in product design and the ability to apply them
  3  3 cr
ID16PT01

Product Manufacturing 1



After successfully completing the course:

The student shall be able to produce own creations by using previously acquired knowledge of techniques and materials within product design framework
  3  3 cr
ID16DH02

History of Design 2



After successfully completing the course, the student should be able to:

Understands cultural factors behind design and can identify phenomena and values of a specific period;
Can produce information by reflection and application in planning a room
Appreciates the ethical and aesthetical responsibilities of the designer from a historical perspective
Is familiar with developments in the art industry and its history since the Second World War
  3  3 cr
ID16ML02

Materials 2



After successfully completing the course, the student should be able to:

Understand the importance of quality as an essential component in planning operations
Adapt knowledge of materials in terms of a rooms characteristics and make optimal use of appropriate materials
Use materials ecologically and economically
  3  3 cr
ID16BL01

Construction 1



After successfully completing the course, the student should:

Know the basics in various construction techniques, modern and traditional
Know the basics in various denominations and constructions
Be able to select appropriate construction materials and understand their properties
Be able to consider the durability of various materials and their effects on the environment
Make use of various sources of information in this field
  3  3 cr
ID16AC02

Auto CAD 2



After successfully completing the course, the student should:

Be able to immerse himself/herself in this data program
Be able to adapt skills in own planning operations
Have a mastery of visual presentation methods which serve as a component in the planning process
  3  3 cr
ID16DD02

3 D 2



After successfully completing the course, the student should:

Have a mastery of, and effectively apply, this data program to achieve a specific objective
Be able to make independent use of this tool
Be able to visualize own ideas and products for the producer
  3  3 cr
ID16IP04

Interior Design 4



By the end of the course, the student is expected to

Understand how the demands of building technology influences the field
Understand user-oriented planning and the importance of ergonomics in spatial design
Make effective and relecant material and colour choces
Be able to use their skills in both private and public environments
Be able to use the working methods of the field, and to communicate with professionals and other actors in the field
Be able to independently solve visual, technical and functional problems
   6 6 cr
ID16PF01

Profiling 1



Can individually manage work tasks within own branch of activity
Has a mastery of creative processes in individual work activities
Has the ability to express himself/herself by verbal, written and visual means
Develop their person competence within Interior Design
   6 6 cr
ID16FP01

Advancement Project 1



Can anticipate changes in the future and develop own sphere of activities accordingly
Appreciates cultural factors affecting design and can interpret contemporaneous phenomena and values
Deepen their understanding of the processes constituted by design and Interior Design
   6 6 cr
ID16FP02

Advancement Project 2



Are capable of independently carrying out demanding design commissions
Has the ability to reflect and analyze objectively within own branch of activity
Are able to make decisions and solve problems in a sustainable manner
Are able to act as Interior designer in multi-professional teams
   6 6 cr
Val

Elective Studies

9 cr
Pra

Work Practice

30 cr
 31215 30 cr
ID16PR01

Work Practice 1, Interior Design



The student can adapt acquired knowledge and skills to professional life
Can make use of various learning and practical techniques
 3   3 cr
ID16PR02

Work Practice 2, Interior Design



The student can adapt acquired knowledge and skills to professional life
Can make use of various learning and practical techniques
Understands the principles of group/teamwork with the ability to operate in various working groups
Can adapt specific working and production methods relating to branch of study
  6  6 cr
ID16PR03

Work Practice 3, Interior Design



The student can adapt acquired knowledge and skills to professional life
Can make use of various learning and practical techniques
Understands the principles of group/teamwork with the ability to operate in various working groups
Can adapt specific working and production methods relating to branch of study
Can develop as a person as well as broaden own knowledge and skills in own specialised branch
Can individually handle tasks and solve problems within field of study
  6  6 cr
ID16PR04

Work Practice 4, Interior Design



Can adapt specific working and production methods relating to branch of study
Can develop as a person as well as broaden own knowledge and skills in own specialised branch
Can individually handle tasks and solve problems within field of study
Can apply project working methods
Develops own professional profile
Appreciates the ecological, economical and social responsibilities of the designer
   6 6 cr
ID16PR05

Work Practice 5, Interior Design



Can develop as a person as well as broaden own knowledge and skills in own specialised branch
Can individually handle tasks and solve problems within field of study
Can apply project working methods
Develops own professional profile
Appreciates the ecological, economical and social responsibilities of the designer
   9 9 cr
EXA

Degree Thesis

15 cr
ID16EX   15 15 cr


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