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Handicraft Technology and Design

Professional Higher Education studies
Study programme volume (ECTS credit):180
Time of study: 3 years
Degree: Diploma of Professional Higher Education 

Study programme objectives 

To create preconditions for:

  • developing creative, self-realizing people who are aware of the nature of handicraft technology and design, who in their work rely both on traditional culture and its techniques and modern design methods;
  • being able to recognise interdisciplinary relations between different applications of handicraft technology;
  • being aware of basic concepts, theoretical principles and research methods of handicraft technology and design; being able to formulate and solve different problems of the field;
  • obtaining necessary skills to initiate projects and develop teamwork in the field of handicraft technology and design;
  • developing the readiness to work as a specialist or entrepreneur in the field of handicraft technology and design;
  • becoming autonomous learners who are open to innovation and ready for professional self-development, active involvement in society and continuing their studies at Master´s level.

Learning outcomes

  • knows the basic concepts, theoretical principles and research methodology of handicraft technology and design
  • is able to define the problems related to handicraft technologies and design and to analyse and evaluate different solutions in a wider societal context
  • has acquired the crucial skills for professional activities, is able to use and select necessary work tools, materials and computer software
  • is able to compose, coordinate and manage different projects in the field of handicraft technology and design
  • is able to apply the acquired skills and obtained knowledge in practice and to work as a professional or an entrepreneur
  • is familiar with the contemporary technological possibilities, local culture and global conditions
Study programme

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Anneli Kasesalu

Study Assistant

Phone: +372 472 0244

E-mail: anneli.kasesalu....at....hk.tlu.ee