Media Innovation


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module adds to the knowledge obtained in the 2nd semester.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Develop and evaluate a novel system that uses concepts and technologies in the chosen specialisation with a focus on exploring 1) its commercial aspects, and/or 2) its socio-cultural implications, and/or 3) its use in generating scientific knowledge.

Learning objectives


Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Must be able to understand core state-of-the-art concepts, theories, techniques and methodologies relating to the particular technologies integrated in the system and the overall strategy and rationale for their integration
  • Must be able to synthesize relevant concepts in media commercialization and innovation, as well as relevant considerations of the socio-cultural implications of new media systems


Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Must be able to apply market and trend analysis methods to a convergent media integrated product or production which includes multimodal digital content
  • Must be able to apply tools and technologies to create products, processes and systems that are viable and of interest from a commercial, socio-cultural, and/or scientific perspective


Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Must be able to evaluate and integrate different technological components, theories and tools into a unified system or product that can lead to commercial applications or to the generation of knowledge
  • Must be able to analyse and incorporate considerations of sustainability, social responsibility and ethical dimensions in the design of such systems

Type of instruction

Academically supervised student-governed problem oriented project work.



Name of examMedia Innovation
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
In accordance with the current Joint Programme Regulations and directions on examination from the Study Board for Media Technology:
Oral examination with internal censor based on a written project report and a media-technological product plus an A/V-production that illustrates and summarizes the project. The assessment is performed in accordance with the 7-point grading scale.
Permitted aids
With certain aids:
See semester description
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 titleMedie-innovation
Module codeMSNMWSM3171
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Copenhagen, Campus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module


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