TBM4970 - Master's Thesis in Hydropower Development


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Master's Assignment
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Master's Assignment 100/100

Course content

Academic content must be agreed with assigned supervisor within the field.

Learning outcome

Students will complete a master thesis within the field.


Use scientific methods in the implementation of an independent work in the field.


Students will be able to prepare a project plan with milestones, reporting partial results and write a thesis in accordance with established standards.

General competence:

Documented scientific qualifications through completion of a master thesis in the field.

Learning methods and activities

Independent thesis work under supervision. The thesis may wholly or partly be completed at an external company, in agreement with the academic supervisor.

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 from the submission deadline.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Hydropower Development (MSB1)

Required previous knowledge

All previous courses in the study programme.

Students whom have not previously been awarded a Bachelor's degree must submit a specialization project before the start of the Master's thesis.

Course materials

By agreement with the thesis supervisor. Parts of the expected learning outcome is to be able to find and utilize relevant litterature.

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Hydraulic Engineering
  • Technological subjects
  • Hydropower
Contact information


Examination arrangement: Master's Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Master's Assignment 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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