Transferable Skills 1: Intercultural problem solving


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Course 1 Problem Solving

Course 2 Intercultural skills (including language)

This course, taking place in Semester 1 is designed to address a number of needs for the entire 2-year high mobility master program. The problem solving that is addressed is in the areas of both content from the course and culture context of the students.

Learning Goals will include the ability to:

  • Advanced ability to operationalize state of the art research methods and in-depth reflection and the ability to use both in research as well as in professional dissemination practices in the field of media culture and media art
  • Identify problems in the Media Arts Cultures fields and begin to assess where possible solutions might be sought or worked towards as well as what the implications of their outcomes might be
  • Identify critical intercultural problems related to study, mobility or within the creative and cultural sector.
  • Feel comfortable and competent to sufficiently adapt to new cultural and professional settings.



Name of examTransferable Skills 1: Intercultural problem solving
Type of exam
Written and oral exam
The module is completed on the 1st semester by passing an examination: Presentation and discussion in seminar style in: Intercultural problem solving – Language.
A written scientific work that is graded on the demonstration of achievement of the problem solving learning goals
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleTværgående færdigheder: Interkulturel problemløsning
Module codeKAMAC20154
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
This module is offered only as a part of the ERASMUS MUNDUS Master of Excellence: Media Arts Cultures at Danube University, Austria
1st semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureOther location
Responsible for the module


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