TET4920 - Electric Power 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 research topic will be a problem related to wind energy in the field of electric power engineering. The course content varies depending on the selected research problem.

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). There will one superviser from each insitution, TU Delft and NTNU. After submitting the thesis, the student will give an oral defense of the thesis according to TU Delft requirements.

Further on evaluation

Assessment is based on the submitted thesis and the oral defense. The grade is decided by both institutions together. Before submitting the thesis, the student must obtain clearance confirming that both TU Delft and NTNU accept the thesis for submission.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Wind Energy (MSWIND)

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  45.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: English

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 *
Autumn ORD Master thesis 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Master thesis 100/100



Room Building Number of candidates
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