Semester Project I


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

In this module, students will select a theoretical problem of their choice related to international business and write a project report. The written project should provide a critical written account of the current state of research on the selected topic.

The purpose of the module is to provide students with knowledge, skills, and competencies in identifying and defining problems and identifying and synthesising relevant academic literature on a selected international business topic integrating concepts and IB theories.

Learning objectives


The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary knowledge on:

  • key scientific aspects, including the central theories, concepts, and practical implications of these within a selected international business research topic.
  • methods to identify, synthesise and appraise relevant literature within a selected international business theoretical research topic.


The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary skills in:

  • identifying and defining a relevant research question within international business theory.
  • formulating a search strategy and conducting a literature search.
  • conducting comprehensive literature review, synthesis, and conceptualization.
  • using digital tools to organise and analyse academic literature.


The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary competences in:

  • identifying central scientific problems within international business theories.
  • taking responsibility for own learning and professional development within international business.
  • planning and managing projects in close collaboration with peers.

Type of instruction

For information see § 17.



Name of examSemester Project I
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Group examination with max. 5 students. The student may also choose to write the project alone.
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 titleSemesterprojekt I
Module codeKAINB20225
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Economics and Business Administration
DepartmentAalborg University Business School
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities