autumn 2018

STE6214 Project - Industrial Engineering - 5 ECTS

Sist endret: 29.01.2019

The course is provided by

Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology


Narvik |

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June for the autumn semester and 1 December for the spring semester. Exchange students and Fulbright students: 1 October for the spring semester and 15 April for the autumn semester.

Type of course

The course may be taken as a single subject.

Admission requirements

A relevant undergraduate bachelor Engineering programme with minimum 30 credits Mathematics/statistics topics

Application code: 9371 

Suggested pre-requisites

The course is customized to the second year master students. Pre-knowledge equivalent to the first year master study in engineering is recommended.

Course content

The course is an introduction course on how to write a scientific publication. It consists of a theoretical part where theories and techniques for scientific writing and citation are lectured. A following practical part in which students are assigned to write a literature review of an agreed topic between student and supervisor. Content consists of:

* Definition and importance of scientific publication.

* Literature review and time management.

* References and citations

* Research output and information correctness

Objectives of the course

Students should have following learning outcomes after they passed the exam:


- concept and necessity of and general techniques in scientific writing

- applying scientific writing in practical assignment in general field of engineering and particular in industrial engineering.


- can identify research problem and crystalize it down to a scientific topic

- can apply different techniques in writing

General competence

- structure and create content for a scientific publication

- conduct writing that result in a scientific publication

Language of instruction


Teaching methods

Two-week intensive courses. Lectures in classroom. Individual project work with paper delivery as result.


A project report accounting for 100% of the total grade in the course.

Grading will be done by A-F grade scale, where F is Fail.

A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course.

Date for examination

Project Work - Virtual Manufacturing hand in date 21.10.2018

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced in the StudentWeb early in May and early in November.


Recommended reading/syllabus

Collecting articles and teaching material will be available at course¿s It¿s Learning portal before and during course period.