Topic Study I (elective module)


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

This module comprises a topic study which the student prepares on the basis of an issue selected from the courses offered in the programme.

Learning objectives


  • the selected subject area and relevant theory pertaining to it
  • reflection on the selected issue on a scientific basis


  • assessment and choice of relevant theories and methodsĀ 
  • communication of the selected issue and methodology for the analysis of it


  • launching, delimiting and analysing a complex issue in an independent and methodologically well-founded manner
  • assuming responsibility for personal academic development and specialisation

Extent and expected workload




Name of examTopic Study I
Type of exam
Written exam
An internal written examination in: Topic Study I.
This examination is a free, written take-home assignment on a topic defined in consultation with the supervisor and approved by her/him. The take-home assignment response paper must be prepared on the basis of one or a number of courses offered in the programme.

The assignment paper must be prepared individually and in English 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 titleEmnestudie I
Module codeKACCG20167
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