Semester project


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The course module adds to integrated design knowledge obtained in 1st semester of the Master’s program in Urban Design engineering. Therefore, the student is recommended to have knowledge, skills and competencies within the urban design and engineering field corresponding to the completion of the MSc01 - MSc02 level at the Urban Design Engineering education.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The objective of the module is to develop an urban design project that address the challenges affecting contemporary global societies and environments in a technical, critical and reflective manner. This is achieved through the identification and selection of a physical problem within a global perspective, and work with this as a design challenge.

Learning objectives


  • Must demonstrate theoretical and methodological knowledge of relevance to urban design.
  • Must be able to apply, understand and reflect upon urban design theories, methods and tools.


  • Must be able to transfer urban design methods and professional tools to a specific project
  • Must be able to articulate an urban design problem, and to assess, select, adapt and apply knowledge, methods and tools both digital and analogue of relevance to an urban design problem.


  • Must be able to communicate an urban design project
  • Must be able to integrate relevant knowledge into an urban design project
  • Must be able to independently take responsibility for own professional development and learning.

Type of instruction

Types of instruction are listed in § 17; Structure and contents of the programme.



Name of examSemester project
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleSemesterprojekt
Module codeAODUM3P233
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Architecture and Design
DepartmentDepartment of Architecture, Design and Media Technology
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design