BTEK391 - Bachelor’s thesis - Technology Design and Management


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Bachelor thesis
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Bachelor thesis 100/100

Course content

The topic for the project is selected within the students discipline. The "The institute handbook for Bachelor thesis" give the formal regulations for the project.

Learning outcome

The Bachelor Dissertation completes students program of studies and integrates important components of the study progam.

The subject for the Dissertation is chosen to give students the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to independently consider defined problems in detail.

Students are required to show that they understand the need for a methodical approach to problems, and that they have the ability for reflection and scientific consideration.

On completing their Dissertation, students will have shown their competence:

- plan, organize and complete a significant problem

- find and document possible solutions to the problem; concerning advantages and disadvantages

- use relevant design methodology according to the selected subject

- consider alternative working methods, including research and exploratory methods

- knowledge and skills concerning different techniques for visualization and materialization of ideas and concepts

- select their preferred solution, and document the arguments for their selection

- understand the advantages and disadvantages of working in a group

- understand the importance of making and following up good project plans

- be able to evaluate the result of the given project as a sustainable solution

- present their work using different techniques for visualization and materialization

Learning methods and activities


Compulsory assignments

  • Approved exercises

Further on evaluation

If fail, the students are allowed, after appointment with the course responsible, to re-submit an improved version of the Project report.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Product Design and Technology (BTEKD)

Required previous knowledge

To registrer for assessment in the course a student must have passed 60 ECTS from the first year of the program and at least 50 ECTS from the courses in the second year of the program.

Course materials

See Norwegian version

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  22.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Product Design Engineering - Design Methodology
  • Organization and Leadership
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: Bachelor thesis

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Bachelor thesis 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

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