IE505718 - Simulation and Visualization, Specialization Project


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letter grades

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.

Further on evaluation

The portfolio is composed of a report as well as running prototypes and/or videos demonstrating the developed project. The portfolio contains assignments that are carried out, digitally documented and submitted during the term. Both individual and team assignments may be given. Assignments are designed to help students achieve specific course learning outcomes, and formative feedback is given during the period of the portfolio.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
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 2024

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 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.

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