Elective Course A


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 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 examElective
Type of exam
Written exam
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.

The written assignment will be assessed by the examiner alone. If the examiner awards a fail grade, the assignment will also be assessed by a second internal examiner.

Replacement: The test may be replaced by satisfactory participation in the module activities, including the completion of tasks and exercises set during the course.
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 titleValgfag A
Module codeKAKDMVME18A
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
7. semester
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