Project-Oriented Study in an External Organisation


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


Students who have passed the module should be able to

  • explain the scientific basis of the work carried out by the external organisation


  • master the scientific methods and general skills related to the project work in the external organisation
  • write an electronic project report following the standards of the field of study, use the correct terminology and document extensive use of relevant and original scientific literature, and communicate and discuss the project's research-based foundation and problem and results in writing, graphically and verbally in a professionally reasoned and coherent way
  • use relevant software to present, analyze and visualize theories, hypotheses and data in writing as well as orally
  • critically assess and select relevant original scientific literature and current scientific methods, models and other tools used in the project and asses and discuss the problem of the project and results in relevant scientific and social contexts
  • evaluate the potential of the project for further development, assessing and incorporating relevant economic, ethical, environmental and other societal relevant factors



  • participate in and independently implement technological and scientific development and research, develop and implement experimental work and solve complex tasks using scientific methods
  • handle the planning, implementation and management of complex and unpredictable research and/or developmental tasks and take professional responsibility to implement independent academic assignments and interdisciplinary collaborations
  • independently take responsibility for own professional development and specialization

Type of instruction

Project work, supervised by an external supervisor in collaboration with an internal supervisor at Aalborg University

Extent and expected workload

900 hours



Name of examProject-Oriented Study in an External Organisation
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Additional information

Project work in an external organisation must be in areas of relevance to the competence profile of the program

Facts about the module

Danish titleProjektorienteret forløb i en virksomhed
Module codeK-KEM-K3-56A
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionDanish and English
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Chemistry
Study BoardStudy Board of Chemistry and Bioscience
DepartmentDepartment of Chemistry and Bioscience
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science