TVB4500 - Digital Construction Process, 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 part of the study program on digital building processes, and will give a specialization within building processes. The project work can have either investigation or research content. Relevant topics for the project can be picked from the whole life cycle of a building project. The project work can be carried out either individually or in groups. The final report can be individual or a combination of individual and group work. The project work can be designed as a startup project for the master thesis.

Learning outcome

After completing the course, participants shall independently have


  • how to specialize in a selected, specific topic using scientific methods


  • put together additional knowledge using registrations, literature studies and other kinds of sources, and combining this with theoretical knowledge.

General competence:

  • carry out a major independent project work, including the a project plan, reporting partial results and writing a scientific project report

Learning methods and activities

Individual, supervised project work


The course will use lectures, exercises, team work and discussions. The student activities will be concentrated on team-based project work, where CDIO principles are important.

Further on evaluation

Project report including possible digital solutions. If fail there is no re-sit of exam.

Specific conditions

Course materials

Relevant literature for the project work is selected by the student (supervised by the responsible teacher) For the common part on research methodology:

  • Elizabeth Fisher & Daniel Holtom (2014). Enjoy writing your science thesis or dissertation. A step by step approach to planning and writing dissertations for undergraduate and graduate science students, (2Nd Edition), Imperial College Press, London, ISBN: 978-1783264216, sidene 1-145
  • Engineering ethics in practice: a guide for engineers (2011),The Royal Academy of Engineering, ISBN 1-903496-74-8, Download from:, 80 sider

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: Work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Work 100/100





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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