TET4900 - Electric Power and Energy Systems, Master's Thesis


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Master thesis
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Master thesis 100/100

Course content

The course content varies depending on the specialisation profile the candidate is enrolled in, and the selected research problem. The research topic is in the field of electric power engineering, covering one or more of the following subfields: Electric Power Systems, Electric Power Technology, Electric Energy Conversion or Energy Analysis and Energy Planning.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: After completing the Master thesis the candidate will have: • Extensive knowledge of theory, methods, techniques and tools relevant to address the research problem. Skills: After completing the Master thesis the candidate will: • Have developed independent research skills. • Be able to conduct a comprehensive literature review/survey. • be able to formulate and address a precise research problem. • Be able to collect and analyse data from literature/experiments/other relevant sources. • Be able to document theoretical comprehension of the methods and techniques employed to address the research problem. • Be able to critically analyse, reflect upon, and justify the obtained results. • Be able to assimilate previous domain knowledge with knowledge gained from the literature study and the results of own investigations. • have effective technical report writing skills. General competence: After completing the Master thesis the candidate will • Be able to communicate the research problem and its results with specialists as well as the general public. • Have developed applied project management skills, i.e., define and execute a project plan with milestones, intermediate deliverables, status reports, etc. • Have the skill to build scientific temperament in the acquisition of knowledge through research work. • Have obtained awareness of integrity and ethics in research work. - Be able to contribute to innovation and management of innovation.

Learning methods and activities

Independent/collaborative project work with guidance. Regular meetings with supervisor(s).

Further on evaluation

In his/her thesis, the student must reflect on the relevance of his/her project in terms of sustainability based on the UN Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs).

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Electrical Power Engineering
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of electric energy


Examination arrangement: Master thesis

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Master thesis 100/100



Room Building Number of candidates
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