Applied Methods


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

This module comprises stream specific workshops within method application. Students in the cross-disciplinary generalist stream (who do not wish to specialise) may choose freely among the workshops offered.

Learning objectives


  • central methodological issues within the selected stream
  • reflection on these on a scientific basis


  • designing research strategies in relation to concrete issues in a methodologically conscious manner
  • assessing and selecting among the methods and research strategies of the disciplinary area
  • setting up new models for analysis and problem solving
  • communicating knowledge of methodological considerations concerning specific international and/or intercultural issues


  • translating knowledge of methods and research design into concrete tools of problem analysis within the selected stream
  • within the selected area, assuming independent responsibility for personal academic development and specialisation

Extent and expected workload




Name of examApplied Methods
Type of exam
Written exam
An internal written examination in: Applied Methods.
The examination is a 7-day assignment given by the examiner on the basis of the curriculum of the course in stream specific method application.

The assignment response paper must be prepared individually by the student and must not exceed 10 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 titleAnvendt metode
Module codeKACCG20164
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
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