The module deals with the theoretical and methodological basis of the field of information science. The main component of the module is a theoretical and methodically oriented course in which the student works independently with a current problem in the field of information science. The intention is that the student develops an awareness of and insight in discussing and communicating a scientific problem. The student's work culminates in a scientific article that places the scientific problem in an subject field, explains the theoretical and methodological framework as well as the academic contribution.
In connection with the module the following is offered:
A supervisor is assigned to support the process.
The Study Board may, on the basis of a professional assessment, allow the module to be replaced by residency at another university to an extent equivalent to 30 ECTS.
The student must through the module gain knowledge and understanding of:
The student must through the module acquire skills in:
The student must through the module acquire competences in:
Reference is made to §17.
|Name of exam||Theoretical Information Science Course|
|Type of exam|
Oral exam based on a projectThe examination is a conversation between the student(s) and the examiner and internal examiner based on the handed in article (project), produced individually or in a group. The article will be considered the shared responsibility of the group. Students will be examined and assessed on the basis of the article, and one combined grade will be awarded for the written work and the oral performance.
Literature foundation: Minimum 1500 standard pages supervisor approved, self-selected literature related to the article.
The project: total number of pages must be no less than 15 pages and no more than 20 pages per student in a project group.
Duration of examination: 20 minutes per student and 10 minutes per group for assessment and announcement of result, although no longer than a total of two hours. 30 minutes in total for individual examinations.
At oral group examinations, the examination must be conducted in such a way that individual assessment of each individual student’s performance is ensured.
The project and the conversation must demonstrate that the student fulfils the objectives for the module stated above.
All written and all electronic aids
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Danish title||Teoretisk forløb inden for Informationsvidenskab|
KA 3. semester
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Copenhagen|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Communication and Digital Media|
|Department||Department of Communication and Psychology|
|Faculty||The Faculty of Humanities|