The module contains the practical experience of applying visual productive skills of visual and digital communications and/or visual culture and/or art education into real life context. The two components are a visual oriented project of minimum 6 weeks and 1-2 elective courses at the host university that support the project. The project is conducted together with a relevant company, organisation, or institution where the student collaborates about a professional task. The purpose is to provide concrete experience with and insight into professional projects. The student provides a visual product and writes a synopsis report (7 pages) that reflects the visual product in context theoretical and methodical.
The project module revolves around an internship or a project and includes methodology, project management and supervision. The project module can form the empirical basis for the master thesis.
Through the module, the student must gain knowledge and understanding of:
The student must through the module acquire skills in:
The student must through the module acquire competences for:
Reference is made to §17.
|Name of exam||Visual project|
|Type of exam|
Oral exam based on a projectThe examination is a conversation between the student(s) and the examiner based on a synopsis and visual product produced individually or in a group. The written work and visual product will be considered the shared responsibility of the group. Students will be examined and assessed on the basis of all of the submitted material, and one combined grade will be awarded each student for the synopsis, visual product, and the oral performance.
All written and all electronic aids
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
The criteria of assessment are stated in the Academic Policies and Regulations (Aalto)
|Danish title||Visuel projekt|
MA 3. Semester
Location of lecture: Aalto University Finland or Aalborg University Copenhagen
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Other location|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Art, Health and Technology|
|Department||Department of Communication and Psychology|
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities|