Academic Oral Communication (elective module)


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

This module comprises a course in theory of oral presentation and communication of academic material to different target groups. The course is organised around theory and practical exercises.

Learning objectives


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


  • structuring a delimited and coherent professional academic presentation
  • analysing and adapting to specific academic communication situations


  • oral 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 Oral Communication
Type of exam
Oral exam
An internal oral examination in: Academic Oral Communication.
The examination is an individual presentation of an academic issue followed by a dialogue (examination form a). 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.

Duration of examination: 30 minutes, including voting and communication of grade, with motivation.
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
Module codeKACCG20168
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