IP506215 - Scientific Research Project Internship


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Report
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Approved report 100/100

Course content

Research processes
Initiating research - proposals
Planning research activity
Executing research activity
Research results analysis and reporting
Research paper writing

Learning outcome

After passed exam the student should have advanced knowledge in methods and procedures required to work professionally in scientific research projects. This includes the processes from initiation, planning and execution of research activities. The student should also have knowledge and understanding about his/her role in a research team, and his/her contribution to the research. 

The student should be able to professionally participate in a research project, follow professional procedures and rules, and should further be able to reflect on the process and methods followed throughout a research project. 

General competence:
The student should be able to work efficiently in a scientific research team, and be able to communicate extensively and independent research work using professional terminology and templates for scientific publications.

Learning methods and activities

Participating in on-going research projects. Attend to relevant seminars and workshops. 
Grading will be based on the project report which will be a scientific paper/article, and will assess the candidate(s) ability to interpret, familiarize, reflect and apply the course topics.

Compulsory assignments

  • Report

Further on evaluation

Project report (100%)

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.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Naval Architecture (850MD)
Naval Architecture (850ME)
Product and System Design (845ME)

Required previous knowledge

Limited to top students involved in research projects

Course materials

Copies of research articles

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  3.8 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Lab hours: 8

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Lab hours: 8

Language of instruction: English

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)


Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering



Examination arrangement: Report

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

Release 2020-12-08

Submission 2020-12-14

Release 12:00

Submission 12:00

Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Approved report 100/100

Submission 2021-05-31

Submission 12:00

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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