MCT4015 - Entrepreneurship for MCT


This course is no longer taught and is only available for examination. For a complete course description, see previous academic years.

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100 1 days A

Course content

The aim of the course is to develop theoretical and practical knowledge of the foundations of entrepreneurship and how they can be applied in practice. Through a combination of readings, exercises, and practical, action-based learning, students will practice identifying problems, developing solutions, and learning how to bring their ideas (both business and non-business) into reality.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: After completing the course the candidate: - is familiar with the theoretical foundations of entrepreneurship and how to apply them in practice - has knowledge about different strategies to realise opportunities (from effectuation to Design Thinking) Skills: – has improved the ability to effectively communicate ideas and gain stakeholder buy-in – has improved the capacity to challenge assumptions, identify problems, ask questions, understand users, run tests, and iterate solutions – had moved from a passive mindset of asking “what do I do?” towards an active mindset of “I know what to try.

Learning methods and activities

Five seminars during the beginning of the semester which include discussion, exercises, and reflective learning activities - Assigned readings and lectures - Compulsory activities: - Completion of learning diary - Participation in at least 4 out of 5 seminars

Compulsory assignments

  • Satisfactory participation in compulsory classes and diary

Further on evaluation

Examination: Oral group presentation. A pitch presentation before an expert panel. All relevant audio-visual presentation materials (e.g. website, video, prototype, etc.) should be handed in prior to the presentation, and the compulsory activities must be passed in order to take the exam. The examination text is given in English, and you submit your response in English. Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. A term paper or equivalent that is passed may not be resubmitted in revised form. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline, this will be counted as an examination attempt.

Specific conditions

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

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Creative Music Technology (MMUST)
Music, Communication and Technology (MMCT)

Required previous knowledge

Admission to the master's programme Music, Communication and Technology.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  5.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Music Technology
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Music


Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100 A
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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