IDATT2501 - Specialization Project


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100

Course content

Students must independently plan and carry out an in-depth project, preferably with an external client. The scope of the project is 200 hours per group member.

For some, this project will serve as a preliminary project for the bachelor thesis. Students will implement a smaller system and will be trained in system and project documentation.

Learning outcome


The candidate can:

  • defend and justify choice of method and technology for a given project.


The candidate can:

  • carry out an independent project where in many cases there will be an external client.
  • independently carry out the necessary process, as well as producing necessary program code and documentation according to the project description and chosen method.

General competence

The candidate

  • can convey subject matter in writing and orally
  • can integrate previously acquired knowledge and be able to acquire new knowledge in solving a problem
  • can independently initiate and carry out smaller projects and justify choices made during the project

Learning methods and activities

The assignment is carried out as an independent project work with supervision meetings. It is the students' responsibility to request guidance meetings. The project is normally carried out in groups of 2-3 people. In special cases, a dispensation from the rule on group work can be granted, so that a person can carry out the project alone.

Further on evaluation

Documentation according to method and end product (usually executable program and source code) must be submitted. Program code must be in English. The students must initiate project meetings (including a start-up meeting) with the subject teacher. Presentation related to the project is mandatory and all project members must participate. Process, reports, end product and presentation count. Each part must be passed. Individual grades can be given even if the project is carried out in groups. The right of appeal applies to the project as a whole.

New / postponed assessment: Next time the course is run

For applications for crediting, approval and integration of courses from previous cohorts or other institutions' corresponding educations, each application will be processed individually and the applicant must be able to include credit reduction for overlapping courses.

Specific conditions

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

Course materials

Lessons, templates and online resources are made available on the school's learning platform after the start of the course. In addition, it may be relevant with textbooks depending on the type of assignment.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Engineering
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Computer Science


Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 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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