AAR5390 - Practice Internship in Urban Development


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Approved report
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Approved report 100/100

Course content

The Internship module is available as an elective course in the UEP program. Students can choose this option as a base for an internship- based Master’s Thesis in the last semester. The candidate, in collaboration with the program staff, will identify a suitable practical internship for a minimum period of 10 weeks in the spring (semester 2)\fall (semester 3) . The internship should be with organisations/institutions working in the field of urban planning and development, or post-disaster reconstruction, which are among the potential employees of the graduates of the programme. The course can be taken only once in the course of the study program.

A contract with the organization/institution is required and the student has to deliver a report according to UEPs internship report guideline.

Learning outcome

This depends on the specific internship, but will comprise a selection of: Knowledge of organisational concepts, practices, cultures and their limitations; Desk-to and field research, Planning and Design skills; Knowledge of organisational design and administration and finance; Knowledge of specific methods of project design and implementation; Dealing with clients; Working under time- and budget-lines, Working in teams; Communication and writing skills; Implementing research and report writing, Interdisciplinary skills.

Learning methods and activities

Practical work in an organisation, consultations, report writing.

Further on evaluation

The report will be evaluated based on its content and form as specified in the internship report guideline.

Should the student fail the course they will be required to resubmit their assignment to be re-evaluated the next semester.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Urban Ecological Planning (MSA1)

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

UEP Internship report guideline.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Urban Design and Planning
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Architecture and Planning


Examination arrangement: Approved report

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Approved report 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Approved report 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
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