DCC Course in Danish Culture

Course content

Course in Danish Culture is a course for international students taught in English and offered each semester. The course is offered only to international students admitted to the University of Copenhagen. The course aims at providing a broad introduction to Danish culture. The focus is on Danish history, literature and art. During the course, the students will attend a number of excursions and lectures to get both a theoretical and hands-on experience of Danish Culture.
 

Names of Exams: 

HDCB01091E Course in Danish Culture 1

HDCB01101E Course in Danish Culture 2

HDCB01111E Course in Danish Culture 3

Learning outcome

Knowledge and understanding of:

  • The overall themes in Danish history, culture, and society, as well as special aspects of Danish culture and society
  • Key aspects of Danish culture and society’s anchoring in, for example, European cultural history
  • Relating analytically to history, culture, and social conditions in terms of specific details and over-all themes and currents. 

Lectures and excursions

Knud J. V. Jespersen, ’A History of Denmark’, several editions. Other texts will be available online.

The course is only offered to exchange and fee-paying guest students at the University of Copenhagen.

Not relevant
ECTS
7,5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Requirement to attend classes
Type of assessment details
Active participation in a minimum of 80% of classes and excursions.
That means that you must participate in at least 14 of the 18 lectures and excursions.

Marking: Pass/Fail
Aid
All aids allowed
Marking scale
passed/not passed
Censorship form
No external censorship
Re-exam

Written take-home assignment, set subject. 6-10 standard pages.

ECTS
7,5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Written assignment
Type of assessment details
Written take-home assignment, set subject. 6-10 standard pages.
Aid
All aids allowed
Marking scale
7-point grading scale
Censorship form
No external censorship
Re-exam

Conducted in the same manner as the original exam.

ECTS
15 ECTS
Type of assessment
Written assignment
Type of assessment details
Written take-home assignment, optional subject. 16-20 standard pages.
Aid
All aids allowed
Marking scale
7-point grading scale
Censorship form
No external censorship
Re-exam

Conducted in the same manner as the original exam.

Single subject courses (day)

  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 0
  • English
  • 0

Kursusinformation

Language
English
Course number
HDCB01092U
ECTS
See exam description
Programme level
Bachelor
Bachelor choice
Duration

1 semester

Placement
Autumn
Schedulegroup
See link under Timetable (after May 1st)
Capacity
150
Studyboard
Study Board of Archaeology, Ethnology, Greek & Latin, History
Contracting department
  • SAXO-Institute - Archaeology, Ethnology, Greek & Latin, History
Contracting faculty
  • Faculty of Humanities
Course Coordinator
  • Peter Edelberg   (8-6b6a6b72686b786d466e7b7334717b346a71)
Saved on the 25-03-2024

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