Semesters and ECTS
Learn about the subjects, themes and ECTS credits on the PTI programme
Subjects and modules are interwoven so that the students learn to apply all their skills and competences to a complex set of problems and not only on isolated single subject problems.
Incoming students therefore have to follow all activities of a semester, meaning they have to follow all 30 ECTS of one semester - students cannot be exempt from single subjects or mix subjects from different courses and different semesters.
The programme equals a total of 90 ECTS point.
Technology project method and communication: 5 ECTS
Science theory and method: 5 ECTS
Technical integration: 5 ECTS
Profession theory: 5 ECTS
Innovative technology, product development (PD) and design: 10 ECTS
1st semester - themes 1 - 4
Technology project work
Philosophy of science and methods
Innovative technology and product development/design
Specialisation-relevant theory (T4)
Construction (phase of PD): 10 ECTS
Profession theory: 10 ECTS
Environmental methods in PD: 10 ECTS
Total: 30 ECTS
2nd semester - Themes 5 - 6
Specialisation-relevant theory (T5)
Sustainability and environment
Specialisation-relevant theory (T6)
Internship: 15 ECTS
Final project: 15 ECTS
Total: 30 ECTS
The programme is divided into three fields of study. Your choice of field of study is based on the professional background you have achieved with your AP Degree.
The programme consists of three semesters each equivalent to 30 ECTS credits. The semesters are divided into themes.
Themes 1 to 3
Themes 1 to 3 will be treated as one and are meant to provide you with an understanding of both the methods and scientific foundations of product development as well as the integration issues that also relate to product development.
Themes 4, 5 and 6
During each of the themes 4, 5 and 6, you will work with the professional field that relates to the theme and also learn about the professional issues that relate to your choice of specialisation.
Each of the themes features an interdisciplinary project assignment that must be carried out in collaboration with a business.
In theme 4, you will work towards a business or trade fair where a service or product related to the business you are partnering with will be presented.
Theme 5 takes its starting point in the assessment and feedback you received for theme 4 and aims to finish your product for the market.
Theme 6 is included as an underlying theme in themes 4 and 5. In theme 6, sustainability and environmental issues are put into perspective in a way that allows the knowledge generated in the specific product development phase to be transferred to other product areas that apply the same technology.