Innovation is essential for firms, institutions and societies in order to be able to tackle contemporary and future societal challenges. In the semester project students in groups define and analyse a research problem within the overall specialisation semester theme ‘Innovation and societal challenges’.
The project can be carried out in collaboration with a company or other external organisation and/or the project may be connected to ongoing interdisciplinary (mega) projects in collaboration with students enrolled in other study programs at master’s level. The project topic is defined by the student and approved by the advisor.
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary knowledge on:
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary skills in:
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary competences in:
For information see § 17.
|Name of exam||Innovation and Societal Challenges|
|Type of exam|
Oral exam based on a projectGroup examination with max. 6 students. The student may also choose to write the project alone.
|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|
|Danish title||Innovation og samfundsudfordringer|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Economics and Business Administration|
|Department||AAU Business School|
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities|