Semester Project II


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

In this module, students will select and work on a selected international business problem and write a project report. Students should gain competencies and skills in problem formulation, identification of relevant literature, and application of adequate quantitative and/or qualitative methods to solve an international business problems.

The project is emphasising the empirical investigation, including the selection and application of relevant research designs and methods. The goal is to enable the student to plan and carry out a problem-based project, independently and in collaboration with others.

Learning objectives


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

  • relevant problems related to international business.
  • central theories, concepts, and practical issues within the selected research topic.
  • scientific methods applied in international business research.


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

  • designing research projects, identifying the most appropriate research design and methods to fit the research question, and justifying the methodological choices.
  • applying relevant methods to provide answers to the formulated research question(s).
  • planning and completing research projects on a selected international business problem, from idea generation to implementation.


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

  • outlining suggested solutions to an international business problem based on a scientific analysis.
  • reflecting on how the selected methodology influences the analysis and conclusions.
  • planning and completing a research project in which a key international business problem is addressed from idea generation to implementation.

Type of instruction

For information see ┬ž 17.



Name of examSemester Project II
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 gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleSemesterprojekt II
Module codeKAINB20228
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Economics and Business Administration
Study BoardStudy Board of Economics and Business Administration
DepartmentAalborg University Business School
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities