TBM4540 - Geotechnics and Geohazards, Specialization Project


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Specialization Project
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Specialization Project 100/100

Course content

Topic of the project is chosen among relevant subjects in the students selected study track and specialization. The project may be a pilot project for the Master's thesis.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: Specialization within a particular topic by using scientific methods.

Skills: Data collection and handling, literature search and review, as well as combining this with theoretical knowledge. Correctly cite sources.

General competence: Complete a comprehensive project, including to prepare a plan with milestones, point out results and write a report based on existing norms.

Learning methods and activities

Independent project with guidance. Seminars.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Geotechnics and Geohazards (MSGEOTECH)

Required previous knowledge

Student in final year of the MSc in Geohazards and Geotechnics

Course materials

Dependent on topic of the project.

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2024

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Building and construction technology
  • Construction Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Technological subjects


Examination arrangement: Specialization Project

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Specialization Project 100/100 INSPERA
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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