KULT1102 - Innovation, Culture and Industry


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2021/2022

Course content

The course is about innovation and culture. The focus is on innovative activities in the culture business and on the different cultures of innovation. The course emphasizes on local entrepreneurship and the need for interdisciplinary expertise. The course examines the knowledge contribution of the humanities and the social sciences in the innovation processes.

Learning outcome

Students will have knowledge about: -what innovation is and how innovation is done -different perspectives on interdisciplinary innovative enterprice -innovation as a communication challenge Students will have skills in: -analyzing innovation as communication and learning -analyzing interdisciplinary processes -how to write an argumentative text

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and seminars. Representatives from various cultural industries will be invited to participate in teaching. Home exam requires approval of one written assignment.

Compulsory assignments

  • One written exercise

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

Will be given at the start of the course.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I



Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture
  • Science and Technology Studies
  • Social Studies
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture


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