Research and Development in Architectural Engineering and Design


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The student must have knowledge, skills and competencies within the architectural design and engineering field corresponding to the completion of the MSc01 and MSc02 Architectural Engineering education.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The aim of the project is to use the latest architectural engineering research to raise the knowledge level and to qualify the knowledge in the project. Furthermore, the project must document the use of architectural engineering research based knowledge.

Students who complete the module:

Learning objectives


  • Must have knowledge of practice within the chosen field related to architectural engineering
  • Must have knowledge of the theory used or the methodologies within the chosen field


  • Must have the ability to select architectural engineering research based knowledge in the chosen field
  • Must be able to select an appropriate research method for the chosen problem area to be examined within the given timeframe or time available
  • Must be able to apply relevant research methods as well as praxis-oriented methods


  • Must be able to seek out current research for a theoretical or concrete research project of their choice
  • Must be able to integrate relevant research knowledge into a practical project or a theoretical project related to architectural engineering
  • Must be able to communicate research results

Type of instruction

See general description of the types of instruction described in the introduction to Chapter 3.



Name of examResearch and Development in Architectural Engineering and Design
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Permitted aids
Without aids
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 titleForskning og udvikling inden for bygningsingeniør- og designområdet
Module codeAODATM3P173
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Technology (Architecture)
Study BoardStudy Board of Architecture and Design
DepartmentDepartment of Architecture, Design and Media Technology
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design