Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The contents of the module will vary according to the academic profile pursued by the student. The contents will be shaped by the modules chosen by the students from the list offered by the various study programs at the faculties of engineering, science and medicine, social sciences, and humanities. Thus, electives offered may be of the following character and academic contents:

  • theme studies in architecture, design and art
  • programming
  • aesthetic theory
  • theory of architecture and design
  • theory of science
  • communication and/or media theory
  • interaction technology
  • experience economy
  • entrepreneurship and innovation
  • gamification and games theory

The Board of Studies must approve electives selected by the students no later than mid-August/mid-January. In connection with the approval of electives, students must state the academic profile they wish to pursue.

General objectives:

That the students select one or more subjects relevant to their study program, and which may support their specific academic profile and specialization thereof – including any further academic perspective the students may have in relation to possible choice of MA program.

Specific objectives:

See the study program regulations of the module in question.

Type of instruction

Individual, or project work in groups



Name of examElectives
Type of exam
Active participation and/or written assignment
The examination will be conducted in accordance with the examination procedure laid down by the Board of Studies in question and the study program regulations of the elective(s)/elective modules in question.

In case the Board of Studies of Art & Technology offers the elective module, the examination is internal, and the following will apply:
Active participation in the module’s series of lectures and other course related activities is required. Active participation is defined as reading of set literature, 80 % attendance of the module’s series of lectures and other course related activities, contribution to the module’s discussion sessions through presentations and active participation in discussions as well as hand in of all assignments.

The examination is a free assignment, which is evaluated by one examiner and awarded a pass/fail grade.
Number of pages: the written work must not exceed 10 pages.

In case of a Fail grade, an external examiner will also evaluate the assignment.
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 titleValgfag
Module codeBAART201922
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring and Autumn
5th and/or 6th semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Art, Health and Technology
DepartmentDepartment of Communication and Psychology
FacultyThe Faculty of Humanities