autumn 2020
INE-3602 Project - Industrial Engineering - 5 ECTS

Last changed 31.12.2020

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June. Exchange students and Fulbright students: 15 April

Type of course

The course can be taken as a single course.

Admission requirements

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

Application code: 9371 

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

Course overlap

STE6214 Project - Industrial Engineering 5 stp

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.

  • About the course
  • Campus: Narvik |
  • ECTS: 5
  • Course code: INE-3602
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