Academic Written Communication


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

This module comprises a course in theory on written communication and considerations as regards different target groups.

Learning objectives


  • the selected subject area and relevant theory pertaining to it
  • relevant communication theories and methods
  • the significance of different written communication methods in relation to defined target groups


  • delimiting and communicating an academic issue and the analysis of it
  • analysing and adapting to specific academic communication situations


  • written presentation of complex academic material of international and intercultural relevance in an academic, clear, balanced and targeted manner.

Extent and expected workload




Name of examAcademic Written Communication
Type of exam
Written exam
An internal examination in: Academic Written Communication.
The examination is an individual written examination which communicates an academic issue. The issue is chosen by the student from within the disciplinary areas of the programme on the basis of the courses offered in the programme.

The examination will be based on a subject description of 1-1½ pages, which must be approved in advance by the examiner. The examination is a written home assignment on the basis of the subject description. The assignment paper must be prepared individually and in English by the student and must not exceed 6 pages.
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
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 titleAkademisk faglig formidling, skriftlig
Module codeKACCG201611
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Cross-Cultural Studies
DepartmentDepartment of Culture and Learning
FacultyThe Faculty of Humanities