Project Oriented Course, Module I: Professional Learning & Competence Development

2023/2024

Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Only students who have passed examinations in the Master’s programme corresponding to a minimum of 20 ECTS can be enrolled in this module.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module is based on an internship in an institution, organisation or enterprise abroad or in Denmark, in which the student has work tasks that are relevant to the programme. For students who have chosen to specialise within Arctic Studies, the project-oriented course must be topically relevant to this area of specialisation. The project-oriented course must be of a duration of at least three months, full-time, and must include an international or intercultural dimension.

Students’ project-oriented course, including work tasks, must be approved in advance by the study board.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • working practices and professional conduct
  • career pathways based on knowledge, skills and competences attained in the CCG programme.

Skills

  • adjusting to the work environment and culture of a professional organisation
  • communicating knowledge and applying skills and competences from one or more disciplinary areas of the programme in a form that is relevant and valuable to the host organisation.

Competences

  • independently and collaboratively planning and completing works tasks in a professional organisation
  • reflecting on employability and identifying areas for academic and professional competence development
  • developing and formulating personal learning goals.

Type of instruction

Type of instruction is described in § 17 in the curriculum.

Exam

Exams

Name of examProject Oriented Course, Module I: Professional Learning & Competence Development
Type of exam
Written exam
Documentation

The student must submit the following documents to pass this examination:

1. A Host Institution Statement (template available) describing the student’s work tasks and activities in the organisation and signed by the host institution.

2. A Professional Learning and Competence Development Report, which does not exceed 5 pages.

The report must:
a) Reflect on the internship experience and what has been gained in terms of knowledge, skills and professional competences
b) Formulate personal learning goals, including areas for knowledge, skill and competence development and next steps towards a post-university career.
ECTS15
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
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 titleProjektorienteret forløb, modul I: Professionel lærings- og kompetenceudvikling
Module codeKACCG2301
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS15
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of International and Cross‐Cultural Studies
DepartmentDepartment of Culture and Learning
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities