TBA4955 - Railway Engineering, Master's Thesis


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Master's thesis
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Assignment 100/100

Learning outcome

The candidate is through this work to go into a specific task and to acquire detailed knowledge within the chosen topic.

The candidate is able to plan and complete a scientific task, collect relevant literature, use scientific methods and relevant computer tools, and write a scientific report.

General competence:
The candidate can work independently with a scientific problem, master actual terminology and evaluate own work critically and place it into a wider professional context.

Learning methods and activities

The thesis work is performed as an independent work under supervision. The supervision is given primarily in English but can also be given in Norwegian if the student prefers that.

Further on evaluation

Information about writing and submitting your master’s thesis Oppgaveskriving
The master’s thesis has to be submitted in NTNU's examination system Inspera Assessment
The deadline for submitting the master’s thesis is 20 weeks from the starting date (the students have additional 6 weeks if they are writing a master thesis abroad.) + 7 days for Easter/Christmas holidays. Applications for an extended deadline must be submitted to the faculty.
Students who fail the master’s thesis, can submit a new or revised thesis once. It is not possible to improve an awarded grade by submitting a new thesis.
The deadline for the assessment of the master’s thesis is 3 months.

Required previous knowledge

Passed exams for master level subjects on which the thesis theme is based.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  30.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Road and Transport Engineering
  • Railway Engineering
  • Highway Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Technological subjects
Contact information


Examination arrangement: Master's thesis

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

Release 2021-05-01

Submission 2021-06-11

Release 08:00

Submission 14:00

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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