MT3901 - Special Syllabus for Master's Degree


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 100/100 D

Course content

The course consists of an individual theoretical syllabus at the master degree level in in connection with the master degree/project.

Learning outcome

The course should be relevant and support the master`s thesis in a general way, but not be a part of the master project work itself.

Learning methods and activities

The Special Syllabus is primarily intended for self-study. Depending on the defined syllabus, and by appointment with the teacher, the teaching may also include individual supervision, group work, seminars, or others (as specified in the syllabus). English teaching by request.

Further on evaluation

Examination of the Special syllabus is oral. If the special syllabus is part of a MSCHEM degree or a MSENVITOX degree one special syllabus examination has to be arranged within a defined short period (10 days) before the Master Examination.

Course materials

The syllabus is set up by the teacher in cooperation with the student, and has to be approved by the Department with respect to size and level (about 350 pages of typical textbook text or corresponding size of other learning materials, at the Master level). If the syllabus ionvolves other teaching methods than self-study to a significant extent this should be specified too.The syllabus has to be selected in a way to avoid significant overlapping (reduction in ECTS points) with courses the student has in his/her study plan, including the core content of his/her research project.The syllabus should be sent in to the Department for approval at latest at the start of the semester the examination is planned to be held.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2024

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Chemistry


Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 100/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 100/100 D
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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