In this module, we work to develop the student's knowledge of communicative conditions and prerequisites in environmental and risk communication in a modern risk and knowledge society. The student is presented with tools for analyzing and possibly dealing with the dissemination of issues related to environment, climate, risks and knowledge in different contexts and with different communication aids. The module enables the student to address scientific issues in environmental, climate and risk communication - including scientific uncertainty and complexity - in both analytical and communicative efforts.
Through the module, the student must gain knowledge and understanding of:
The student must through the module acquire skills in:
The student must through the module acquire competences for:
Reference is made to §17.
|Name of exam||Environment and risk communication|
|Type of exam|
Written examThe exam takes form of a given 7-day homework assignment, where the student, based on the module, answers the question(s) within the subject area. The assignment must not exceed 15 pages and must be prepared individually.
The assignment is assessed by the examiner and an internal co-assessor.
All written and all electronic aids
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
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|Danish title||Miljø- og risikokommunikation|
KA elective 2. 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|