Elective Course A

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

In this module, classes will be offered within a central subject related to the discipline of the elective course.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

By the end of the module, the student will have acquired knowledge of:

  • Theories and methods of particular relevance for the subject area of the elective course
  • Scientific issues within the subject area of the elective course

Skills

By the end of the module, the student will have acquired skills in:

  • selecting appropriate scientific methods and tools within the area of the module
  • assessing and choosing between appropriate scientific theories, methods and tools and, on this basis, discussing analysis and/or solution models within the subject area of the elective course.

Competences

By the end of the module, the student will have acquired competences in:

  • applying theoretical and methodological knowledge which is relevant for understanding and solving the issues of the elective course.

Exam

Exams

Name of examElective
Type of exam
Written exam
The examination is a three-day take-home assignment in which the student answers the subject-related question(s) posed in the assignment and solves tasks based on the discipline of the module. The written part of the examination must not exceed 8 pages and must be prepared by students individually.

The written assignment will be assessed by the examiner alone. If the examiner awards a fail grade, the assignment will also be assessed by a second internal examiner.

Replacement: The test may be replaced by satisfactory participation in the module activities, including the completion of tasks and exercises set during the course.
ECTS5
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe take-home assignment must demonstrate that the student meets the disciplinary objectives described above. In order for a student to achieve a pass result in the examination, they must demonstrate satisfactory fulfilment of the objectives of the module.

Additional information

Specific descriptions of elective are always updated on the website: https://www.kdm.aau.dk/studiehaandbog/uddannelsen/kandidat/valgfag/

Facts about the module

Danish titleValgfag A
Module codeKAKDMVME18A
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
7. semester
ECTS5
Language of instructionDanish and English
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Communication and Digital Media
FacultyThe Faculty of Humanities