Data Visualisation (MOKV3500)

Bachelor's course
For exchange students

In this course, you learn to create data driven, interactive content for web and mobile devices using free open source web technology. You will analyse data from different sources and produce digital stories for different platforms.

  • Admission requirements

    This course is open to bachelor's degree students in journalism or media studies from our partner institutions. Course start presupposes a minimum of ten students.

  • How to apply

    International exchange students select courses when applying for exchange.

    Application deadline: 15 April.

  • Content

    The course includes:

    • cartography
    • statistics 
    • source criticism 
    • applied mathematics
    • programming
    • visualization 

    The course is suited for web journalism and other kinds of web content creation. 

  • Teaching methods

    This course has a high degree of project based activities. Students will have readings and exercises to do between classes. Work will be performed individually, in groups and students will be required to have a presentation.

  • Course description

    For more information about this course, take a look at the course description (

  • Costs

    There is no semester fee for exchange students.

  • Exam and assessment

    Course requirements that must be completed and approved before handing in the exam:

    • individual assignment: datamap
    • group presentation
    • project plan for final exam assignment

    The final exam consists of two parts:

    • completion of a data driven visualised product done individually or by groups of maximum three students
    • an individual paper describing the process of the final project

Questions about this course?

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