BA8504 - Project Evaluation. Purpose, Methods and Practice


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 30/100 1 hours E
Assignments 70/100

Course content

The course is given every second year. The course offers a theoretical and hands on introduction to project evaluation, emphasizing generic knowledge and approaches that are generally applicable to all types of projects. Key words: Interdisciplinary assessment based on both quantitative and qualitative analysis. Different types of evaluations are discussed, purpose, design, focus, evaluation models, data collection, analysis, quality assurance and reporting.

Learning outcome

The candidate will submit a case study. Knowledge: Aquire a basic understanding of common terminology, principles and methods for planning and implementation of project evaluations. Skills: Design an evaluation study witk emphasize on methodology, focus and analytic standard. General competence: Scietific approach in overall analyses of projects.

Learning methods and activities

The course includes an introductory seminar, self guided literature study, and a case analysis as basis for course examination. To pass the course a score of at least 70 percent is required.

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

Knut Samset: Project Evaluation. Making Investments Succeed, Tapir Academic Press, Trondheim, 2003, ISBN 82-519-1840-5. Additional recommended literature as appropriate.

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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering


Examination arrangement: Aggregate score

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignments 70/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Oral examination 30/100 E
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignments 70/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 30/100 E
Room Building Number of candidates
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