Mobile Culture and Communication


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The course module adds to integrated design knowledge obtained in 1st semester of the Master’s program in Urban Design engineering. Therefore, the student is recommended to have knowledge, skills and competencies within the urban design and engineering field corresponding to the completion of the MSc01 level at the Urban Design Engineering education.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The objective is to enable the students to understand and analyse the relationship between information and communication technologies, mobilities systems, space and society by introducing state-of-the-art theories relating to mobility cultures, to the integration of communication technologies with the spatial environment, to mobilities-related consequences of new social media and digital networks as well as to interaction design

Students who complete the module:

Learning objectives


  • Must have a profound knowledge of contemporary information and communication technologies and their application in mobile cultures and systems
  • Must have an understanding of the technological as well as cultural factors that are shaping and enabling mobilities systems


  • Must be able to apply theories of information and communication technology and relevant cultural theories to the analysis of mobilities cultures and systems
  • Must be able to evaluate the relevance and impact of information and communication technologies on mobilities cultures and systems


  • Must have competencies in analysing on a theoretically level mobilities cultures and systems and their integration with communication technologies
  • Must have competencies in professional communication in relation to both professional and lay audiences

Type of instruction

Lectures supplemented with seminars, study circles, workshops and fieldwork



Name of examMobile Culture and Communication
Type of exam
Active participation/continuous evaluation
Reexamination: Written or oral exam
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 titleMobilkultur og -kommunikation
Module codeAODMM2K203
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Architecture and Design
DepartmentDepartment of Architecture, Design and Media Technology
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design