Kulturanalyse

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module comprises relevant coursework and a take-home assignment.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

The student must attain

Knowledge and understanding of:

  • the most significant approaches to cultural analysis and their theoretical foundations.

Skills

The student must attain

Skills in:

  • working with analysis of cultural issues by using anthropological, social scientific and hermeneutic methods, among others.

Competences

The student must attain

Competencies in:

  • working with relevant theories and methods for analyzing cultural practice in social settings, including organizations and institutions

  • communicating ideas, arguments and research results on cultural and/or cultural-theory issues in a well-argued and articulate academic written language.

Exam

Exams

Name of examCultural Analysis
Type of exam
Written exam
The examination is a take-home assignment on a topic of the student’s choice. The topic must be approved by the course instructor; the content of the assignment must demonstrate that the student has achieved the above-mentioned learning objectives. The assignment paper must not exceed 10 pages.
ECTS5
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAny re-examinations will be held in accordance with the above guidelines on the basis of a revised assignment paper.

Facts about the module

Danish titleCultural Analysis
Module codeBALISE201819
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Language and International Studies
FacultyThe Faculty of Humanities