Cultural and Communicative Aspects of Global Processes


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

This module comprises classes in cultural and communicative processes as well as a project based study of a selected subject within the scope of this theme. The project will be written on the basis of joint courses, in addition to one or a number of profile courses.

Learning objectives


  • cultural and communicative aspects of global processes, based on international research at the highest level within this field
  • cultural, social, political and economic developments which are relevant in relation to cultural and communicative processes
  • theoretical knowledge of communication between cultures and social identity formation processes in the global world
  • reflection on a scientific basis on selected culture and communication theories.


  • Identification of scientific international and intercultural issues relating to the module area: cultural and communicative processes
  • assessing and choosing among culture and communication theories, methods and tools – and on this background in substantiating choices and setting up relevant models of analysis
  • critical analysis, discussion and communication of knowledge on cultural and communicative aspects of global processes.


  • delimiting and analysing complex international and/or intercultural communicative processes in a creative, independent and methodologically well-founded manner
  • launching and implementing disciplinary and cross-disciplinary cooperation on cultural and communicative aspects of global processes
  • within the selected area, assuming independent responsibility for personal academic development and specialisation.

Type of instruction

Type of instruction is described in § 17 in the curriculum.



Name of examCultural and Communicative Aspects of Global Processes
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
The examination will take the form of a conversation between the student(s), the examiner and the external examiner on the basis of a project report prepared by the student(s).
The project report will be viewed as the joint responsibility of the group, and it must not exceed 25 pages per student, or 30 pages if the report is prepared by one individual student.
Duration of examination: 20 minutes per student and 10 minutes per group for voting and announcement of the result, up to a maximum of 90 minutes total for groups and 30 minutes for individual examinations.
The stipulated time intervals include voting and announcement of result.

Re-examinations will be held according to the rules in force on group examinations as stipulated in the Examination Order.
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleKulturelle og kommunikative aspekter af globale processer
Module codeKACCG20207
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Arts (MA) in Culture, Communication and Globalization
Study BoardStudy Board of International and Cross‐Cultural Studies
DepartmentDepartment of Culture and Learning
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities