TEP4854 - Experts in Teamwork - Plastic Free Oceans


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Written prosessreport (in groups) 50/100
Oral presentation, in groups 50/100 30 minutes A

Course content

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Learning outcome

The aim of this village is to provide significant and sustainable reductions in plastic waste and marine pollution by motivating and equipping innovators and future leaders to;

  1. explore business opportunities in plastic waste management,
  2. effectively prevent more with plastic pollution to occur, and
  3. fill in holes in the global knowledge base.

Learning methods and activities

All lectures, presentations, and team discussions will be in English. Village interactions will primarily take place "in person", augmented with online presentations and digital tools. Every student must have a computer with camera and microphone.

The village will interact with the "Interns for Sustainability" project under NTNUs Action Ocean Plastic Waste, working closely with Sustainable Seas Trust, who is leading the charge for Africa against eliminating plastic leakage into the environment and ocean. Businesses and other NGOs are invited to provide practical, operational, and real-life exposure and experience. These external partners are also encouraged to consider engaging our villagers for summer jobs and internships, thereby facilitating in-depth pursuit of particular challenges or innovative solutions in subsequent project work and master theses.

Compulsory assignments

  • Attended all course days
  • Oral presentation
  • Preparation of a cooperation agreement

Further on evaluation

Evaluation of the project (accounting for 50% of the team’s grade) will be based on oral examination supported by a poster created by the team - rather than a full written project report (as in most other villages).

More on the course

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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Energy and Process Engineering


Examination arrangement: Aggregate score

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Oral presentation, in groups 50/100 A
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written prosessreport (in groups) 50/100
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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