autumn 2018

TEK-3004 Specialization Project with method seminars - 10 ECTS

Sist endret: 29.01.2019

The course is provided by

Faculty of Science and Technology


Tromsø |

Type of course

A technical course. The course may not be taken as a singular course.

Course content

The students will carry out an engeneering or research project within a selected area of the field of techonology an safety applied on a problem relevnt to the High North. The Dept. will announce a list of specific projest proposals. The student's choice in specialization, as well as the project itself, is to be approved by the Dept. by the end of the preceding semester. A supervisor will be appointed for each student. The project will be performed under guidance of the dedicated supervisor. The project will be given a theoretical foundation by the specialization Course. The project should preferably lead up to the master thises. A series of seminars will be arranged covering the research methods of engeneering and the nature of ingeneering science, methodology in general and writing and structure of an academic report.

Objectives of the course

The goal is to give the students knowledge of the research methodology of engeneering, the ability to carry out scentific work and skills in presenting the results in an academic thesis.

Language of instruction

Guidance will be given in the Engelish language. Report to be written in the English language.

Teaching methods

Mandatory project within report. The project will be presented in the class. Mandatory participation on the seminars.


Project report. Passed/not passed.

Re-sit exam: Only if the project report is evaluated grade "not passed", a revised report may be handed in. New deadline will be 3 months. If report upon 2nd evaluation is given grade F, the candidate may apply for a new project. If the report is not handed in within deadline, the candidate may apply for a new project.


Recommended reading/syllabus

The syllabus will be presented at the beginning of the course.