TIØ4525 - Sustainability, Occupational Health and Safety Management, Specialization Course


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

The specialization Course in Sustainability, Occupational Health and Safety Management is focusing on themes and problems specific to one of the HSE specializations occupational hygiene, external environment, safety, and HSE management. Themes in the Specialization Course may vary from year to year, depending on the students choice of project. Research methods is at the core of this course.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: The course will give an introduction to different research designs, different methods for collecting and handling data, and strength and weaknesses of the different methods. Skills: The students shall be able to plan and carry out a research project. They shall be able to make appropriate choices of research designs and methods for gathering and handling data and apply these. They shall also be able to make a critical evaluation of the trustworthiness of research projects and results. The students shall gain skills in literature search, and to understand and use scientific literature in their field. General Competence: The course will give a general competence in research methods and in the strengths and weaknesses of the different approaches. It will also enhance the general ability for critical evaluation of the research process. The students shall have general competence in reading and writing scientific texts.

Learning methods and activities

The course consists of exercises, lectures and seminars.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercise
  • Exercise
  • Exercise

Further on evaluation

If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral.

Required previous knowledge

The student must have followed TIØ4200 Safety management, TIØ4186 Occupational Health and Safety and TIØ4195 Environmental Management and Corporate Governance and at least two of the advanced cources in SHE. The student must also take TIØ4521 Sustainability, Occupational Health and Safety Management, Specialization Project (7,5 sp) or TIØ4520 Sustainability, Occupational Health and Safety Management, Specialization Project (15sp).

Course materials

To be announced at the start of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TIØ4725 7.5 AUTUMN 2007
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: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Health, Environment and Safety
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 D INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS School exam 100/100 D 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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