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Communication

2021/2022
Danish title
Kommunikation
Study programme
Business Economics & Information Technology
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Bachelor Programme
Semester
1. semester
Duration of the subject/module
1 semester
Ects
5
Programme elements
Compulsory
Language
Danish and English
Start time
Autumn
Spring
Location
Guldbergsgade 29 N, København N
Subject number
9141116
Responsible for the subject(s)/modul(es)
Mohamed Danny Eid
  • Purpose and learning objectives

    The programme element Communication concerns theory and practice regarding study techniques, academic working methods, including problem formulation and report writing. Communication and presentation techniques are also part of this programme element. This way it prepares the way for project work and effective communication with managers and employees of organisations on subjects relevant to the educational programme.

    Knowledge

    The student has gained knowledge and understanding and is able to reflect on applied theories and methods regarding
    - written and oral communication and presentation techniques
    - study techniques and academic methods.

    Skills

    The student masters skills related to the use of
    - theories and methods to support the key parts of the problem-solving process and to prepare a written academic assignment
    - oral and written communication and presentation techniques.

    Competences

    The student is able to handle complex and development-oriented issues regarding
    - written and oral communication to managers and employees of issues and solutions dealing with topics that are relevant to the programme elements
    - reflection on their own methodical practice and their own learning strategies.

    The student is able to identify their own learning requirements and develop their own knowledge, skills and competencies in relation to
    - communication and presentation.

  • Type of instruction
    During class the student will have to participate in lectures and group work
  • Exam

    The learning outcomes of the exam are identical with the learning outcomes of the subject(s)/modul(es)

    Exam in one or more subjects
    Subject/module is tested with the following modules
    The programme element is tested based one or more part-exams, which as a whole create the overall grade given.
    The part-exams can be oral, written or project oriented depending on content and work method in the courses, which the part-exams are connected to. The part-exam can be taken either individually or as a group.
    Type of exam
    Combined written and oral examination
    The student will be examined in several subjects (Microeconomics, Business Economics, Organisation, Systems Development, Software Construction and Communication). The examination must secure that the examination covers subjects that are not already dealt with in the report.
    Formal requirements
    The project must be interdisciplinary and problem oriented.

    The School lays down the actual requirements for the project, which will combine essential fields of the 3rd semester teaching. The School can make further demands for group size, project scope and process documentation, including requirements for the demonstration of working code and/or the student’s written language skills. The School must secure that the project description is given to the students and the examiners.

    Handing in Report
    The report must not exceed 15 standard pages plus a maximum of 8 standard pages per group member, excluding appendices. Appendices should be kept to a minimum.
    Individual exam or group exam
    Group, 5-8 max participants
    Exam languages
    Danish(Norwegian/Swedish)
    Duration
    1. Individual presentation based on report: 5 minutes.
    2. Individual examination: 20 minutes.
    3. Discussion of performance and announcement of grade: 5 minutes.
    This exam is a common exam for all teaching subjects at 1. semester.
    Permitted exam aids
    A laptop can be used for presentation during the exam.
    Type of evaluation
    7-point grading scale
    Examiners
    Internal censure
    Exam criteria
    The student will receive an individual grade for the overall performance covering report,
    presentation and individual examination. The evaluation of the performance is based on the
    degree to which it complies with the purpose and learning objectives of the subjects, as described in the curriculum.
    Re-examination and re-examination due to illness
    The exam will be held in the same way as the normal exam. The new project can either be based on the same problem as the original exam project or on a new problem.
62
hours of teaching
75
hours of preparation
The figure shows the extent of workload related to the subject divided into different study activities.

In the subject Communication you will receive 62 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 82 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 45% of your total workload for the subject.

The teaching primarily consists of the following activities: internal lecturers.
The preparation primarily consists of the following activities: reading the curriculum.

Read about KEAs Study Activity Model

*KEA can deviate from the number of hours if this is justified by special circumstances