Project-Oriented Study in an External Organisation


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The student conducts a project report within an external organisation in order to acquire practical experience in solving advanced techno-anthropological challenges in a professional context.

A student who has completed the module 'Project-Oriented Study in an External Organisation' can:

Learning objectives


  • hold knowledge of techno-anthropological methods for analysis of advanced tasks within the field of the external organisation
  • understand the connection between theory and practice
  • hold knowledge of the organisational structure and the work of an organisation seen from an interdisciplinary and techno-anthropological perspective


  • be able to apply techno-anthropological methods for analysis and solving of advanced tasks within the field of the external organisation
  • be able to compare and evaluate assumptions, limitations and uncertainties related to the methods applied in connection to finding solutions of advanced challenges within the field of the external organisation


  • handle development-oriented situations in connection to either studying or working
  • use the correct terminology in oral, written or graphical communication and documentation of challenges and solutions within the field of the external organisation
  • analyse the academic, professional and societal benefits of the project-oriented study
  • communicate these results in a project report
  • evaluate the learning result of the project-oriented study
  • liaise the project work to the needs of the labor market

Type of instruction

See general description of type of insctructions in § 17.



Name of examProject-Oriented Study in an External Organisation
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
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 titleProjektorienteret forløb i en virksomhed
Module codeTBTANK20305
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Techno-Anthropology and Sustainable Design
DepartmentDepartment of Sustainability and Planning
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design