Subject Study in Communication


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

In the module, the student must acquire theories and methods of analysis within one of several key communication areas.

Courses in one or more of the following three disciplines are offered in connection with the module:

  • Organization, Participation and Communication
  • Aesthetics, Culture and Communication
  • Publics, Politics and Communication

Learning objectives


Through the module the student must acquire knowledge about:

  • current research within one of the disciplines Organization, Participation and Communication; Aesthetics, Culture and Communication and Publics, Politics and Communication
  • theories within one of the disciplines as well as comprehension of scientific objectives and problems within the field       
  • analytical methods of relevance for one of the disciplines


Through the module the student must acquire skills:  

  • to choose and use theory, methods and analytical approaches in relation to problems within one of the disciplines
  • to analyze, discuss and evaluate communication interventions on a scientific basis within one of the disciplines


Through the module the student must acquire compentences:  

  • to identify and define complex problems within one of the disciplines and suggest new models for understanding and/or solutions 
  • to combine knowledge and skills within one of the disciplines

Type of instruction

Reference to §17.



Name of examSubject Study in Communication
Type of exam
Written exam
The examination is a take-home written assignment in which the student answers one of the subject-related question(s) on the basis of a listed syllabus for the assignment.

Students must prepare the assignment individually.

Number of pages: The written assignment must be no less than 12 and not exceed 15 pages.
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 titleKommunikationsfagligt Emnestudium
Module codeKAKOM202022
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
KA 1. semester

Teachning language:
Aalborg: Danish
Copenhagen: Danish and English
Language of instructionDanish and English
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Communication and Digital Media
DepartmentDepartment of Communication and Psychology
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities