TPK4920 - Project and Quality Management, Master's Thesis


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Master's thesis
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Assignment 100/100 20 weeks

Learning outcome

Knowledge, after completion of this course, the student should have acquired in-depth knowledge within the group's topics and use of these on theoretical and industrial cases.

Skills, after completion of this course, the student will have skills related to:
- Carry out independent research and development projects based on supervision.
- Evaluate tools, methods, concepts, technical models, calculations and solutions in an independent way.
- Evaluate and predict technological, ethical and social effects and consequences of own work.

General competence, after completion of this course, the student will have general competence related to:
- Work independently or in teams with technological or scientific assignments of high complexity and importance.
- Communicate in an effective way with colleagues about own work, do dissemination of knowledge, do evaluation and work out conclusions.
- Develop and present reports with high quality in a structured way and contribute to publication and recommendation within the technical competence.

Learning methods and activities

Independent research work.

Further on evaluation

Information about writing and submitting your master’s thesis is found in Academic writing. Especially note the information given under Writing and submitting your master's thesis. Your area of study is Engineering/Technology. If the project is performed as group work, the students and supervisor shall make an agreement (preferably at start-up) about individual or joint assessment of the final project report.
The master’s thesis has to be submitted in NTNU's examination system Inspera Assessment.
The deadline for submitting the master’s thesis is 20 weeks from the starting date (the students have additional 6 weeks if they are writing a master thesis abroad.) + 7 days for Easter/Christmas holidays. Applications for an extended deadline must be submitted to the Faculty of Engineering.
Students who fail the master’s thesis, can submit a new or revised thesis once. It is not possible to improve an awarded grade by submitting a new thesis.
The deadline for the assessment of the master’s thesis is 3 months.

Required previous knowledge

TPK4520 Project and Quality Management, Specialization Project and TPK4420 Project Management (Flexibility) or similar.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TPK4905 30.0 01.09.2014
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Version: 1
Credits:  30.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Project Management
Contact information


Examination arrangement: Master's thesis

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring 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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