INGG1001 - Introduction to the engineering profession


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment and Written examination
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Home examination 50/100 2 hours A
Approved report 50/100 2 months A

Course content

The course consists of four main themes with sub-points:
Ethics and technology
-Technology and science history
-Scientific method, science theory
-Ethics (including professional ethics)
-General HSE
History of science, the role of the engineer in society
-Engineering role
-Interaction technology and society
-Corporate Responsibility
-Lifecycle analysis
-Teamwork / Group Processes
Basic programming, optional programming language
-Use of common digital tools in their professional direction
Project work
-Source criticism
-Innovation / change expertise
-Report writing
-Project management / economics

Learning outcome

a) The candidate understands the engineering profession and the engineer's role, as well as ethical issues in the environment, society and working life.
b) The candidate has knowledge that provides the basis for seeing technology - both as theory and practice - in historical and future-oriented perspectives.
c) The candidate has insight into and understanding of key theories of knowledge and scientific methodology.
d) The candidate has basic knowledge of projects as a form of work, both about organization, implementation and reporting.
e) The candidate is particularly familiar with his / her own course of study in the above paragraphs.
a) The candidate can identify engineering issues and reflect critically on these in light of his knowledge of different views of science, technology and ethics.
b) The candidate can argue objectively and systematically as well as exercise source criticism.
c) The candidate can use processes for creativity and innovation in project work.
d) The candidate can use professional tools, techniques and terminology in his / her own field of study.
e) The candidate has basic programming skills
General competence
a) The candidate can reflect critically on different value, science and technology views and relate them to their own field of study and professional practice.
b) The candidate can identify environmental and ethical challenges related to technological products and solutions.
c) The candidate can share his / her knowledge and experience with others, both in writing and orally.
d) The candidate can organize, plan and carry out his / her learning and work tasks and cooperate well and reflected in groups.

Learning methods and activities

Student-oriented learning methods. Project-oriented teaching.
- Resource lectures
- Student presentations
- Peer Review
- Laboratory work
- Report writing
- Group work

Mandatory activities:
4 submissions, of which at least 1 must be individual:
- Multiple choice test
- Programming code
- Oral presentation of project
- Academic text

Compulsory assignments

  • Assignments

Further on evaluation

Final grade is based on two elements which both must be passed:
-1 project report based on group work.
-1 Written 2 hours individual digital exam.

If fail on project report/group work, an improved project report can be submitted within September 1st. Re-sit of digital individual written exam in August.
Resit exam can be implemented for some parts without all assessments need to be retaken. It is given the opportunity to complain about parts of this topic before all subtasks have been completed.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
INGA1001 10.0 01.09.2019
INGT1001 10.0 01.09.2019
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 4
Lab hours: 4

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)


Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering



Examination arrangement: Assignment and Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Approved report 50/100 A

Release 2020-11-27

Submission 2020-12-11

Release 08:00

Submission 12:00

Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Home examination (1) 50/100 A

Release 2020-12-11

Submission 2020-12-11

Release 09:00

Submission 11:00

Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS Home examination 50/100 A 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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