Connected Places – Geographical Linkages in Space and Time


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Students completing the module acquire the following:

Learning objectives


  • Understanding of differentiating influences of space and time on connected places and their development
  • Knowledge of spatial and temporal influences on natural and socio-cultural resources
  • Knowledge of physical and socio-cultural theories to identify, analyse and evaluate geographical problems and their effects in space and time
  • Knowledge of advanced methods, research designs and science theories and how they contribute to development of new knowledge within the chosen research topic


  • Can identify, analyse and conceptualise selected geographical problems and their complex interactions and effects in space and time
  • Can apply relevant theories, research designs and advanced methods in the analyses of selected geographical problems and their dynamics and effects in space and time
  • Can independently and critically develop concepts and methods for analysis of geographical connections


  • Can develop an independent and critical contribution to the scientific research within the geography research field
  • Can independently start and carry out subject specific and interdisciplinary cooperation and take a professional responsibility for their own research
  • Can communicate research to multiple audiences

Type of instruction

Problem-based project work in groups.



Name of examConnected Places – Geographical Linkages in Space and Time
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Permitted aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleForbundne steder – geografiske interaktioner i tid og rum
Module codePGLGEOK17201
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
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