Project-Oriented Work in a Company – without Specialization - 20 ECTS


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module adds to the knowledge obtained in the 2nd semester.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Develop and evaluate a novel system that uses concepts and technologies in the chosen specialisation with a focus on exploring 1) its commercial aspects, and/or 2) its socio-cultural implications, and/or 3) its use in generating scientific knowledge.


The purpose of this project module is to give the student the opportunity to acquire practical, real-world experience with developing media technological products within the context of a company or an organization. The development must be subject to relevant constraints and conditions of the real-world context.

Learning objectives


Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Must be able to understand core state-of-the-art concepts, theories, techniques and methodologies relating to the particular technologies integrated in the system and the overall strategy and rationale for their integration
  • Must be able to synthesize relevant concepts in media commercialization and innovation, as well as relevant considerations of the socio-cultural implications of new media systems
  • Must be able to understand professional, business-related and organizational concepts that are relevant for the hosting organization and the developed project.


Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Must be able to apply market and trend analysis methods to a convergent media integrated product or production which includes multimodal digital content
  • Must be able to apply tools and technologies to create products, processes and systems that are viable and of interest from a commercial, socio-cultural, and/or scientific perspective
  • Must be able to apply host relevant constraints and affordances in the product design


Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Must be able to evaluate and integrate different technological components, theories and tools into a unified system or product that can lead to commercial applications or to the generation of knowledge
  • Must be able to analyse and incorporate considerations of sustainability, social responsibility and ethical dimensions in the design of such systems

Type of instruction

Academically supervised student-governed problem oriented project work



Name of examProject-Oriented Work in a Company – without Specialization
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Oral examination on basis of a submitted Company Stay Report. Assesment: pass/fail.
Permitted aids
With certain aids:
See semester description
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleProjektorienteret forløb i en virksomhed - 20 ECTS
Module codeMSNMWSM3175
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Copenhagen, Campus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Media Technology
DepartmentDepartment of Architecture, Design and Media Technology
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design