FM3001 - Outreach and Communication


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
work 100/100

Course content

The aim of this class is to equip the students with the tools to express and share their knowledge and expertise beyond the bounds of academia, and through different forms and genres. The students will receive insight into and be able to assess various forms of communication, such as blogs, academic articles, op-eds, etc. The students will complete communication projects of their own choosing, relevant to their own master's thesis project.

Learning outcome

Upon successful completion of the course students will have knowledge of:
- different forms of research communication (oral and written).
- different genres (blogs, op-eds, interviews, etc.).
- social media and traditional media as communication channels.
- how to communicate expertise and academic knowledge in a clear and specific manner.

Students who complete the course will also:
- master different forms of communication.
- have knowledge of different media and different genres for outreach and dissemination.
- be able to assess the communication of others.
- be able to produce their own texts and presentations.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, seminars, and compulsory assignments. Teaching is usually conducted in Norwegian, but may take place in English.

Compulsory assignment: Over the course of the semester each student will do an oral presentation of a project idea that will form the basis for the exam (see below).

The students are required to stay updated on messages from the department or course director via Blackboard.

Compulsory assignments

  • Oral presentation

Further on evaluation

The exam is an individual work that the student completes under supervision during the semester and publishes on the Internet.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Film Studies (MFILM)
Film and Media Studies (MFMV)
Media Studies (MMVIT)

Required previous knowledge

Requires admission to the master's programme in Film and Media Studies.

Course materials

Approx. 600 pages of set texts.

More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Film Studies
  • Media Studies
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Art and Media Studies



Examination arrangement: Work

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD work 100/100

Release 2020-11-04

Submission 2020-12-04

Release 10:00

Submission 10:00

Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS work 100/100

Release 2021-02-22

Submission 2021-03-22

Release 10:00

Submission 10:00

Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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