IDG3100 - In-Debt Project


New from the academic year 2021/2022

Lessons are not given in the academic year 2021/2022

Course content

  • The course is intended as a preparation for the bachelor project and it is expected that the student will use all his/her available knowledge/skills/general competence in the work on this project
  • This is a project- and group-based course based on the students' own interests 
  • The students themselves must form a group and find a client and a project
  • The groups can either acquire a client and project themselves, or choose from projects that are submitted to the institute from different organisations
  • The projects should be a preliminary project for the bachelor thesis.

Learning outcome

Knowledge goals:

At the end of the course, the students will possess specialized insight into a particular topic and they will know how to analyse a problem and propose a solution by detecting the goals and scope of the project.

Skill goals:

  • Independently be able to make a plan of how to carry out a real project
  • Skills in studying a topic and, then, limiting and defining its scope for its development
  • Skills and competence to search for relevant academic, scientific and technical resources
  • Skills in documenting and presenting project results

General Competence Goals:

At the end of the course, the students will be capable of acquiring new knowledge under supervision and they will be able to tackle the different stages of a project using the acquired knowledge of a specific topic.

Learning methods and activities

  • Supervision
  • Seminars
  • Forum discussions (Blackboard)
  • Lectures

Compulsory assignments

  • Project plan
  • Oral Presentation
  • Project proposal for the bachelor thesis

Further on evaluation

The students, either individually or in group, deliver their project together with a project report. The whole delivery is packaged as a zip file and delivered digitally. The project will be given a grade from A to F.

Mandatory Deliveries:

All tasks in the course can be done either individually or in group. All the mandatory deliveries will be given a Pass/Fail grade:

  1. Project proposal for the course project. It depicts the goals, constraints and scope of the project proposed by the students. The students can propose their own project and develop a personal idea, or they can find companies offering projects that can be linked to the forthcoming bachelor thesis.
  2. Oral presentation for disseminating the main ideas and/or results of the project in front of the class. Groups that gets a failing grade on the project delivery can deliver an improved project for a new grading during the following semester.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Interaction Design (BIXD)
Web Development (BWU)

Required previous knowledge

The course is limited to students in the program Bachelor in Web Development and Bachelor in Interaction Design

Course materials

Will be stated at the start of the semester

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II



Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Design Methodology
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Design


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