autumn 2021
ELE-3605 Electrical Engineering Project - 5 ECTS

Last changed 26.11.2021

Application deadline

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

Type of course

Theoretical subject. Can be taken as a single subject. The course is reserved for students belonging to Master in Electrical Engineering.

Admission requirements

A relevant undergraduate Bachelor Engineering program with minimum 25 credits mathematics, 5 credits statistics, 7,5 credits physics

Application code: 9371

Course overlap

ELE-3508 Electrical Engineering Project 5 stp

Course content

The student will choose one of the presented design projects within electrical engineering. Relevant topics includes power electronics, energy conversion, control systems, automation and communication. All project proposals will include both a theoretical and a practical part. Lectures on design of printed circuit boards and a soldering course will be provided.

Recommended prerequisites

ELE-3501 Control Engineering, STE6225 Electrical Machines and Power Electronics 2, STE6271 Manufacturing Logistics

Objectives of the course

After completing the subject, the candidate will have the following learning outcome:


  • The candidate will have knowledge about the working principle of the chosen project topic
  • The candidate will be able to explain the relevant theory for the chosen project
  • The candidate will know how to write a project report according to the IEEE standard
  • The candidate will have knowledge on running experiments and conducting measurements in a laboratory environment


  • The candidate will be able to derive a mathematical model of the project case
  • The candidate will be able to implement a simulation model of the project case
  • The candidate will be able to  build an experimental prototype setup for laboratory tests
  • The candidate will be able to  perform laboratory measurements, analysis and troubleshooting using scientific instruments

General competence:

  • The candidate will be able to see general electrical engineering theory in a practical perspective
  • The candidate will have a basic knowledge of scientific working methods

Language of instruction


Teaching methods

Practical supervision and lectures.


Mandatory tasks

  • Complete general safety courses required for laboratory access
  • Pass a digital test in laboratory work and safety


Written project report (50 %)

Oral presentation (50 %)

Assessment according to standard A-F grading scale.

Re-sit exam

A re-sit opportunity is offered with a new project report and oral presentation. The report should cover a new topic.


  • About the course
  • Campus: Narvik |
  • ECTS: 5
  • Course code: ELE-3605