On the programme, you will experience various teaching methods: lectures, group lessons, discussions, casework, practical exercises, task solving, group work, project work and supervision. In the time outside the actual teaching hours, in addition to reading the syllabus, you should expect to spend time preparing discussion papers, presentations and ongoing work on both practical IT technical assignments and more theoretical written assignments.
The programme includes a series of compulsory courses: Web-mediated communication and interaction, Web formats and standards, Web communication and production, User studies and evaluation of digital user interfaces, Value-based design, Organizational communication, IT pedagogics in organizations.
In addition, you are expected to have basic HTML and CSS knowledge before you commence the programme, e.g. through subjects that you have studied in your bachelor's degree. It is also possible to obtain this knowledge through online tutorials, e.g. w3schools.com. The programme website contains suggestions for tutorials.
During the 2nd semester, you will work with two or three fellow students on a project, in which you will explore a specific or several problems within the topic of web communication. The project permits a great deal of freedom and creativity, and you will have the opportunity to connect theory with practical problems from the real world.
On this programme, there is a great focus on cooperation and the ability to work in project- oriented groups. Thus, in the first few days you will join a study group so that you can quickly network with your fellow students.
The programme is offered in English. You will therefore be working with students of different nationalities.
Campus Kolding is equipped with many small workstations and rooms dedicated for project work, so you have good opportunities to do much of the group work on campus. The campus has a cosy atmosphere, but at the same time, there is a respect for the intense work being done in common areas.
Campus Kolding’s bar, ‘Ubåden’ (The Submarine), is usually open on Fridays. Here, you will have a chance to meet with students from other study programmes and, thereby, gain a larger network.