IDATA2505 - Credits Rewarding Practice


New from the academic year 2021/2022

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Report
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Report 100/100

Course content

  • Project planning, internship planning, execution planning
  • Problem analysis and delimitation
  • Progress reports, status analysis
  • Documentation, final report writing

Learning outcome


  • Have knowledge on how an engineering company is organized or how a research project is implemented.
  • Have practical knowledge about work techniques and production-technical support tools or research methods.
  • Have insight in the business model and competitive advantage of a company (I)


  • Can integrate theory and practice in real engineering work.
  • Can compile and deepen knowledge and skills acquired in the study.
  • Can contribute to solving engineering problems.

General competence:

  • Have experience with engineers work duties, professional practice and ethics. (E)
  • Have insight in practical problems and sustainability challenges in a work situation. (B)
  • Can document project work in a correct professional/scientific way.

Learning methods and activities

Credits Rewarding practice is an independent work performed at an engineering company. The goal of this course is to five students insight and experience from an engineering work place relevant for the study. The course consists of internship performed at the company. A report from the practice period must be delivered.

The scope of the practice must be at least 15 work days. A plan for the practice is prepared at the beginning of the course.

The student must write a log of performed activities each day of work.

The student must deliver a final report of the practice within the deadlines specified in the plan (within the examination period).

Both the company and NTNU will provide a contact person / supervisor for each practice student. Place of practice is formally approved by signing a contract between the company, NTNU and the student. A more detailed guide for the student and company is provided by NTNU.

Further on evaluation

Grade is awarded based on the final report and attachments.

All parts of the work shall be approved for the final grade will be given.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Computer Science (BIDATA)

Required previous knowledge

Student has passed courses for at least 110 credits.

Students with background of technical vocational school (fagskole): passed at least 50 credits.

A formal agreement between NTNU and the practice institution / company must be signed.

The work must normally be carried out individually, but can be carried out as group work upon application.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IE300217 7.5 AUTUMN 2021
IB303712 7.5 AUTUMN 2021
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of ICT and Natural Sciences


Examination arrangement: Report

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Report 100/100





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.

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