Profile Course II

2020/2021

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

This module comprises courses within the three academic profiles within which international and/or intercultural and communicative processes have been rendered readjustment due to globalization processes. Students are free to choose a profile within which courses are offered. All lectures pertain to global communicative processes addressing international and/or intercultural aspects. The module comprises lectures and seminars that include exercises and student contributions.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • global, intercultural and international processes within these profile courses and relevant theory pertaining to it, based on the highest level of research within these profile courses
  • relevant cultural, social, political and economic developments, and trends in the study of cultural and/or communicative aspects within these profile courses
  • theoretical knowledge of communication between cultures and social identity formation processes in the global world
  • reflection on various approaches to the study of international and/or intercultural issues within these profile courses.

Skills

  • the critical assessment, selection and application of relevant theories and methods to the study of intercultural and/or international processes pertaining to the chosen profile course in a globalisation context relating to cultural and communication processes
  • communication of the topic set for the exam and the methodology for its analysis structuring a delimited and coherent written academic presentation.

Competences

  • the delineation and analysis of international and/or intercultural communicative processes in a way that is independent and methodologically sound
  • academic reflection on a scientific basis
  • producing a written presentation of academic material in a clear, balanced and targeted manner
  • within the selected academic profile, assuming independent continuation of personal academic development, employability and specialisation.

Type of instruction

Type of instruction is described in ยง 17 in the curriculum.

Exam

Exams

Name of examProfile Course II
Type of exam
Written exam
The examination is an individual, written examination which communicates an academic issue. The examination is a 4-day assignment given by the examiner on the basis of the curriculum of the profile courses. You can find guidelines about number of pages and duration of the examination at the website of The Faculty of Humanities.
ECTS5
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 titleProfilkursus II
Module codeKACCG20205
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

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