TFE4590 - Electronic Systems Design, Specialization Project


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Work 100/100

Course content

The course is designed to equip the student with in-depth knowledge on a selected topic within the fields of Electronic Systems Design, by means of the realization of a scientific project. As a main rule the project work is to be done by individual students, but can also be done within smaller groups if this is deemed worthwhile. The topic is chosen after discussion with a professor, from a list of currently available topics within the fields of specialization. The outcome of the work, which typically combines theory, literature studies, simulations and implementation work, is a written project report as well a presentation of the project.

Learning outcome

KNOWLEDGE: The candidate shall by carrying out the project get in depth knowledge within a selected topic in Electronic Systems Design and Innovation. SKILLS: The project shall give the candidate skills in realizing individual specialization projects, including the required work methodology and oral presentation of results. The candidate shall gain skills in performing an in-depth study of a specific topic using scientific work methods. This involves the search for completing material through literature surveys and combining results from such with personal knowledge. The student should learn to carry out a larger independent project. This includes project planning, reporting milestone results, and writing a final project report. GENERAL COMPETENCE: - The candidate can present the results of an independent research project in a suitable form.

Learning methods and activities

Individual projects with supervision. The project shall be documented by a written report and an mandatory presentation. The course evaluation is based on the submitted project report.

Further on evaluation

The project shall be documented by a written report and an mandatory presentation. The course evaluation is based on the submitted project report.

The thesis must reflect on the sustainability relevance of the thesis based on the UN's sustainability goals.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Electronic Systems Design (MSELSYS)
Embedded Computing Systems (MSECS)

Course materials

To be announced.

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, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Electronics
  • Telecommunication
  • Electronics and Telecommunications
  • Electrical Power Engineering
  • Technological subjects


Examination arrangement: Work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Work 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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