Academic Internship 15 ECTS

Course content

During the Academic Internship the student acquires knowledge and experience of applying the academic theories and methods of the Master's Programme in Cognition and Communication.

Learning outcome

At the examination, the student can demonstrate:
Knowledge of:
 the work in an organisation or company
 internal and external factors affecting an organisation
 an organisation's strategic work
 applying academic qualifications in a practical organisational context
 academic resources in a work context.
Skills in:
 apply academic theories and methodologies to specific minor tasks
 apply relevant academic theories and methods of analysis to focus on specific workplaces, organisations and work processes.
Competencies in:
 reflect on specific working conditions in the workplace, including their own role and tasks
 reflect on their own career opportunities and perspectives in relation to choice of topic for their Master's thesis and academic specialisation
 carry out minor academic work tasks relating to their own study field

15 ECTS:
Seminar and individual supervision in connection with the preparation of a portfolio. Presence at the workplace for a total of 375-400 hours.
Feedback will be given on assignments submitted before the deadline specified by the lecturer during the semester. The feedback may consist of individual and/or collective feedback from the lecturer. The portfolio is evaluated at the exam as a single written submission.

Continuous feedback during the course of the semester
ECTS
15 ECTS
Type of assessment
Portfolio
Exam registration requirements

Form of exam: Portfolio. Extent: 11–15 standard pages. Assessment: Internal exam with one examiner, the 7-point grading scale.

The Portfolio consists of four set assignments:

 Presentation of the internship site/organisation (1-2 standard pages).
 Organisational and strategic analysis of the organisation (3-4 standard pages).
 Analysis of development opportunities within the organisation (3-4 standard pages).
 Reflections on academic skills in practice and in light of the student’s own career plans (4-5 standard pages).
Feedback will be given on assignments submitted before the deadline specified by the lecturer during the semester. The feedback may consist of individual and/or collective feedback from the lecturer. The portfolio is evaluated at the exam as a single written submission.
In advance of the academic internship, a written agreement is signed by the student and the workplace. Before the academic internship commences, this agreement must be approved by the board of studies or a person authorised by the board of studies. The agreement must specify that the workplace and the student intend to live up to the provisions relating to length of the internship, the type of work and supervision. The work tasks must have relevance to the subject area of cognition and communication.

  • Category
  • Hours
  • Seminar
  • 6
  • English
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Kursusinformation

Language
English
Course number
HCCK03225U
ECTS
15 ECTS
Programme level
Full Degree Master
Duration

1 semester

Placement
Autumn
Studyboard
Study Board of Communication
Contracting department
  • Department of Communication
Contracting faculty
  • Faculty of Humanities
Course Coordinator
  • Andreas Lindegaard Gregersen   (3-686e79476f7c7435727c356b72)
Teacher

Andreas Lindegaard Gregersen

Saved on the 30-06-2023

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