TVB4500 - Digital Construction Process, Specialization Project


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
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

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Civil and Environmental Engineering (MIBYGG)
Civil and Environmental Engineering (MTBYGG)

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 2020

No.of specialization hours: 12

Language of instruction: 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 form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD work 100/100

Release 2020-12-01

Submission 2020-12-16

Release 09:00

Submission 14:00

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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