The module comprises problem-oriented project work within the field of discourse studies. To complete the module, it is required that the project course module ‘Contemporary Social and Political Discourses’ has been completed and that the exam portfolio from the module ‘Discourse Studies: Theories and Methods’ has been submitted.
applying relevant theories and methods for analyzing the chosen problem
communicating ideas, arguments, and research results within the linguistic and discursive research area.
|Name of exam||Discourse Studies|
|Type of exam|
Oral exam based on a projectAn oral examination based on the students’ written work, whether prepared individually or in cooperation with others. The group will be jointly responsible for the project report or other written work undertaken jointly. The project report constitutes the basis for the examination and assessment, and an overall assessment of the project and the oral performance will be made. At oral group examinations, the examination must be conducted in such a way that individual assessment of each individual student’s performance is ensured, cf. the Examination Order, section 4, subsection 2. The examination will take the form of a conversation between the student(s), the examiner and the censor on the basis of the project report written by the student(s); the project report must not exceed 15 pages per student for group projects and 20 pages for individual projects.
During the examination, the student(s) must demonstrate knowledge, skills, and competencies in accordance with the learning objectives of the module. The prescribed examination duration is 20 minutes per student and 10 minutes per group for deliberations and grading; however, the maximum duration for large groups is two hours, and the maximum duration of an individual examination is 30 minutes.
Any re-examinations will be held in accordance with the above guidelines on the basis of a revised project report.
All written and all electronic aids
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Danish title||Projekt i diskursstudier|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Language and International Studies|
|Department||Department of Culture and Global Studies|
|Faculty||The Faculty of Humanities|