INGT1001 - Introduction to the engineering profession


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 50/100 2 hours D , E
Group exam 50/100 3 weeks

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 HSEHistory of science, the role of the engineer in society-Engineering role-Interaction technology and society-Corporate Responsibility-Sustainability-Lifecycle analysis-Teamwork / Group ProcessesBasic programming, optional programming language-Use of common digital tools in their professional directionProject work-Source criticism-Innovation / change expertise-Report writing-Dissemination-Project management / economics

Learning outcome

Knowledgea) 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.Skillsa) 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 skillsGeneral competencea) 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 workMandatory activities:4 submissions, of which at least 1 must be individual:- Multiple choice test- Programming code- Oral presentation of project- Academic text

Compulsory assignments

  • Academic text
  • Quizz
  • Python
  • Oral presentation

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

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

Course materials

Kjelsberg, R. (2022). Teknologi Vitenskap, 2. utgave. Universitetsforlaget.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
INGA1001 10.0 AUTUMN 2019
INGG1001 10.0 AUTUMN 2019
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Version: 1
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Science and Technology Studies


Examination arrangement: Aggregate score

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 50/100 D , E 2022-12-19 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL410 orange sone Sluppenvegen 14 58
SL311 lyseblå sone Sluppenvegen 14 95
SL311 orange sone Sluppenvegen 14 64
SL311 brun sone Sluppenvegen 14 80
SL311 grønn sone Sluppenvegen 14 67
SL310 hvit sone Sluppenvegen 14 46
SL310 blå sone Sluppenvegen 14 48
SL310 turkis sone Sluppenvegen 14 59
SL319 Sluppenvegen 14 1
SL318 Sluppenvegen 14 1
SL274 Sluppenvegen 14 3
SL323 Sluppenvegen 14 1
SL326 Sluppenvegen 14 1
SL322 Sluppenvegen 14 1
SL325 Sluppenvegen 14 1
SL228 Sluppenvegen 14 7
SL120 blå sone Sluppenvegen 14 21
SL310 lilla sone Sluppenvegen 14 80
Autumn ORD Group exam 50/100





Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS School exam 50/100 D , E INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS Group exam 50/100



Room Building Number of candidates
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