Project in an external organisation


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The student conducts a project report within in an external organisation in order to acquire practical experience in solving advanced techno-anthropological challenges in a professional context.

Students who complete the module can

Learning objectives


  • hold knowledge of techno-anthropological methods for analysis of advanced tasks within the field of the external organisation.
  • understand the connection between theory and practice.
  • hold knowledge of the organisational structure and the work of an organisation seen from an  interdisciplinary and techno-anthropological perspective.


  • be able to apply techno-anthropological methods for analysis and solving of advanced tasks within the field of the external organisation.
  • be able to compare and evaluate assumptions, limitations and uncertainties related to the methods applied in connection to finding solutions of advanced challenges within the field of the external organisation.


  • be able to handle development-oriented situations in connection to either studying or working.
  • be able to use the correct terminology in oral, written or graphical communication and documentation of challenges and solutions within the field of the external organisation.
  • be able to analyse the academic, professional and social benefits of the traineeship.
  • be able to communicate these results in a project report
  • be able to evaluate the learning result of the trainee ship



Name of examProject in an external organisation
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
The traineeship is concluded with an individual oral examination based on the student’s project report. The examination will be internal and the assessment is Pass/Fail. The examination is conducted by the AAU project supervisor. The external supervisor or other relevant external representatives can attend, but not participate in, the examination.

The student presents the traineeship and the professional results, including the major projects in particular. The evaluation shall include a discussion and assessment of the traineeship and the study program, and a reflection of the consistency of the traineeship with the study program’s activities is made. The evaluation is based on an assessment of the student's presentation and discussion of the project report and the traineeship, and the project report.
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 titleProjektforløb i en virksomhed
Module codeTBITANK16303
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudyboard for Techno-Anthropology and Sustainable Design
DepartmentDepartment of Planning
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design