KULT1102 - Innovation, Culture and Industry


New from the academic year 2013/2014

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Hjemmeeksamen 100/100

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 (6-7 pages), requires approval of one written assignment (3-4 pages).

Compulsory assignments

  • One written assignment (3-4 pages)

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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2014

Language of instruction: Norwegian


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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture


Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Hjemme-eksamen 100/100
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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