Academic Paper Writing


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Relevant BSc degree (Bachelor)

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

By training the basic skills of academic paper writing and designing a research methodology, the students will develop the tools necessary for participation in academic work within the field of mobilities. The module will furthermore enable the students to acquire competencies in communicating with lay and professional audiences.

Students who complete the module:

Learning objectives


  • Must have knowledge of the academic production process, the procedures in research quality assessments and monitoring and the channels for publication and dissemination of academic knowledge
  • Must have an understanding of the societal and contextual conditions underlying the increasing ‘scientification’ of the practice field


  • Must be able to apply to a specific mobilities case established models for academic paper writing and methodological reflection
  • Must be able to evaluate their own academic papers in relation to established practices and systems of academic mobilities research


  • Must have competencies in writing an academic paper and/or a design for a research methodology relating to state-of-the-art research inspired by the ‘mobilities turn’
  • Must have competencies in communicating with lay and professional audiences

Type of instruction

Supervision and plenary sessions



Name of examAcademic Paper Writing
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Permitted aids
Without aids
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleAkademisk publicering
Module codeAODMTM3K137
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Architecture & Design
DepartmentDepartment of Architecture, Design and Media Technology
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design