Coding & Digital Design FT
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Compulsory electives abroad: Design

level of course unit


Learning outcomes of course unit

The students can
- describe and apply basic concepts and methods from the field of design
- describe and apply in-depth concepts and contexts from the field of design
- critically evaluate and scrutinize design methods and concepts
- apply and analyze methods and concepts of digital design to issues in the field of information technology and the web

prerequisites and co-requisites


course contents

A generally valid module description for the semester abroad cannot and should not be defined due to the large number of partner universities and the options offered there within the design-oriented sciences in order to ensure freedom for students. The content of teaching is based on the fundamentals and specializations of the individual disciplines in the economic subject areas of the degree program. The national credits are converted individually into ECTS points in accordance with the achievements demonstrated. Students are subject to the respective examination modalities at the partner university.
Some examples of possible subject areas are shown below:
- Design basics
- Design techniques
- Design tools
- Object design (e.g., 3D objects)
- Animation
- Game design
- Usability/user experience
- Web/mobile design

recommended or required reading

are determined by the respective partner university

assessment methods and criteria

are determined by the respective partner university

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Determined by the respective partner university

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)


course unit code


type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery


work placement(s)