Summer Symposium II


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The course is offered in collaboration between PLUS and AAU in accordance with AAU regulations.

Learning objectives


  • Must have knowledge about broad range of  advanced scientific theories and their applicability for designing a research project
  • Must have knowledge about scientific methodology including the relationship between inductive and deductive methodologies.
  • Must have knowledge about scientific methods including the use of qualitative and  quantitative methods in their projects
  • Must have knowledge about interdisciplinary approaches, including combining approaches from media science and engineering science


  • Must be able to discuss the concept of scientific methods
  • Must be able to apply different scientific methods for a particular problem
  • Must be able on basis of a specific relevant topic work on definition of an advanced research project
  • Must be able in the definition of the project: define problem definition and argue for the choice of methodology and theoretical framework, methods, and source of data to be used


  • Must have competencies in use of scientific methods
  • Must have competencies in setting up a report as a scientific document
  • Must have competencies in presenting their work in the summer symposium and reflect on the comments from fellow students, senior teachers and industry representatives and update the initial outline after the summer symposium

Type of instruction

Types of instruction are listed at the start of §17; Structure and contents of the programme.



Name of examSummer Symposium II
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Permitted aidsFind the information about the allowed tools on the exam specification
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 titleSommer symposium II
Module codeESNDCLK3K1
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureOther location
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Information Technology (Digital Communication Leadership)
Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
DepartmentDepartment of Electronic Systems
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design