Explorations into visual and virtual culture


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

In this module, classes will be offered within a central subject related to the discipline of the elective course.

Learning objectives


By the end of the module, the student will have acquired knowledge and understanding of:

  • Theories and methods of particular relevance for the subject area of the elective course
  • Scientific issues within the subject area of the elective course


By the end of the module, the student will have acquired skills in:

  • selecting appropriate scientific methods and tools within the area of the module
  • assessing and choosing between appropriate scientific theories, methods and tools and, on this basis, discussing analysis and/or solution models within the subject area of the elective course.


By the end of the module, the student will have acquired competences in:

  • applying theoretical and methodological knowledge which is relevant for understanding and solving the issues of the elective course.



Name of examVisuel og virtuel kultur
Type of exam
Active participation/continuous evaluation
The exam can be passed by satisfactory active participation in the teaching, including attendance, redemption of tasks and participation in exercises.

The examination is a three-day take-home assignment in which the student answers the subject-related question(s) posed in the assignment and solves tasks based on the discipline of the module. The written part of the examination must not exceed 8 pages and must be prepared by students individually.
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Additional information

Specific descriptions of elective are always updated on the website: https://www.kdm.aau.dk/studiehaandbog/uddannelsen/kandidat/valgfag/

Facts about the module

Danish titleVisuel og virtuel kultur
Module codeKAKDMVM1813
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterKA valgfag
Language of instructionDanish and English
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Communication and Digital Media
DepartmentDepartment of Communication and Psychology
FacultyThe Faculty of Humanities