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.