Academic Internship


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The student conducts a project report within in an external organisation in order to acquire practical experience in solving advanced techno-anthropological challenges in a professional context.

Students who complete the module can

Learning objectives


  • hold knowledge of techno-anthropological methods for analysis of advanced tasks within the field of the external organisation.
  • understand the connection between theory and practice.
  • hold knowledge of the organisational structure and the work of an organisation seen from an  interdisciplinary and techno-anthropological perspective.


  • be able to apply techno-anthropological methods for analysis and solving of advanced tasks within the field of the external organisation.
  • be able to compare and evaluate assumptions, limitations and uncertainties related to the methods applied in connection to finding solutions of advanced challenges within the field of the external organisation.


  • be able to handle development-oriented situations in connection to either studying or working.
  • be able to use the correct terminology in oral, written or graphical communication and documentation of challenges and solutions within the field of the external organisation.
  • be able to analyse the academic, professional and social benefits of the traineeship.
  • be able to communicate these results in a project report
  • be able to evaluate the learning result of the academic internship



Name of examAcademic Internship
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Assessment7-point grading scale
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 i en virksomhed
Module codeTBITANK18303
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Techno-Anthropology
Study BoardStudy Board of Techno-Anthropology and Sustainable Design
DepartmentDepartment of Sustainability and Planning
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design