TLOG3011 - Specialization project in logistics


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100

Course content

Academic content:This is a Specialization course, either in the form of a project written for a company with a logistics-related problem, or a guided self-study with a specialization in logistics. The students who choose to work with a real-life problem should document their work in a report. Students who choose a self-study will write an essay. The topics should be approved by the appointed supervisor. Medio september, the students must submit a pre-report, which must be approved before continuing to write the full report.

Lectures in the course consist of:

  • Introduction
  • Pre-project
  • How to conduct a literature review
  • Report writing

Learning outcome

Learning outcome: Good knowledge of a chosen topic in the field of engineering logistics, as well as having improved its capabilities for professional analysis and written presentation through the writing process. After completing the subject, the candidate shall have the following overall learning outcome: Knowledge The candidate will learn to specialize in a specific topic within the field of industrial logistics. This includes: collecting data, analyzing data, conducting a literature study, as well as combining this with the general curriculum from the study program. Skills The candidate shall be able to conduct a project with the preparation of the project plan, systematic processing of information, as well as writing a project report according to the program's template. For the self-study, the candidate should be able to remediate and impart knowledge through an essay. General Skills The candidate will learn to relate to a assignment client and fellow students.

Learning methods and activities

Teaching methods and activities:In case of a company project there should be group-based project work with 2 -3 students in each group, with guidance. Students should suggest a topic/problem themselves, and as far as possible take the initiative with contacting industry partners / companies. The project proposal and partner cmpany shall be approved by the course responsible at NTNU. In case of writing an essay, students should normally work individually, the school can give permission to group work. Student groups are allocated a supervisor. Students will prepare a pre-study report (for the project) with a description of tasks, goal, progress plan, and so on. The deadline is given at the start of the study. Further work assumes a feasibility study is approved by the course responsible.

Compulsory assignments

  • Preliminary project
  • Presentation of Preliminary project

Further on evaluation

It is required that the pre-project report be approved in order to be able to carry out the project task.

Presentation of the pre-project report is mandatory.

Required previous knowledge

Access to the subject assumes study right by Bachelor degree in engineering, NTNU.

Course materials

Course Materials: Supervising, info from partner company, textbooks, reports, articles etc. (depending on which specialization theme is selected).

- Aage Rognsaa (2023) Bacheloroppgaven, Skriveråd og regler for utformingen. 2. utgave

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TLOG3009 7.5 AUTUMN 2021
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management


Examination arrangement: Assignment

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