Scientific Paper Writing


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The activity is based upon knowledge obtained at the 1st and 2nd semester.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Basic knowledge of scientific methods used in essay writing.


  • Know methods used in the work with academic/scientific documentation and argumentation.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with the design of an academic document.
  • Be able to present the work both in an essay, at posters, and by an oral presentation.


  • Should be able to search for, assess, choose, analyse, argue, summarise, put the work into perspective, and communicate information and knowledge that is relevant in the actual context.
  • Should be able to structure and write an academic essay corresponding to the academic standards and traditions within management in the building industry.

Type of instruction

The student describes the topic of the academic paper noting possible course modules that the student wish to follow in the same semester. The course modules must not exceed 15 ECTS.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 30 ECTS project module, the workload is expected to be 900 hours for the student.



Name of examScientific Paper Writing
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Oral examination based on the scientific paper.
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 artikel
Module codeB-BL-K3-16
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of the Build Environment
DepartmentDepartment of the Built Environment
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science