IE505718 - Simulation and Visualization, Specialization Project


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Portfolio assessment 100/100

Course content

The student will specialize in a selected area based on scientific methods, collect supplementary information based on literature search and other sources and combine this with own knowledge into a project report. The area of specialization should be related to modelling, simulation, visualization, computer graphics, software architecture for simulator systems, and/or artificial intelligence.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: - Extensive knowledge in current topic. - Good knowledge in related topics. - Good knowledge about relevant scientific literature. Skills: - Independently perform development projects. - Very good skills in utilizing techniques, systems and tools necessary. - Good skills in carrying out large independent projects including development of project plan with milestones and reporting of partial results and progress. - Good skills in literature survey and other sources of relevant information. - Good skills in short oral presentation of work and results. - Good skills in writing technical report according to standard setup. General competence: - Communicate specialist topics with specialists and general public. - Understanding scientific methods. - Understanding running practical projects.

Learning methods and activities

Independent or collaborative project work with guidance. A pre-report must be passed for admission to the final exam.

Further on evaluation

The portfolio is composed of a report as well as running prototypes and/or videos demonstrating the developed project.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Master in engineering in Simulation and Visualization (880MVS)

Course materials

Guidelines and instructions for effective scentific writing is given.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: English

Location: Ålesund

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of ICT and Natural Sciences


Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

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





Room Building Number of candidates
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