VB6109 - Geotechnical Engineering


New from the academic year 2023/2024

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

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

Learning methods and activities

Digital string: Use of spreadsheet for simulations

Ethic string: Ethical relations concerning environment and security

Lecture, guidance and practical work. Mainly focus on guidance and practical work. A sample of prerecorded lectures and practical work will cover most of the contents in this subject. There will be compulsory work including one laboratory work.

For online students:

Guidance is carried out both synchronously using tools such as Collaborate (practice lessons) and asynchronously using forums. There will be a plan for this on the learning platform

There will be work requirements in order to be able to go up to the exam, included laboratory work

Planned time spent for a 7.5 ECTS subject:

- Lecture (videos): 25 hours

- Organized guidance: 25 hours

- Work on mandatory tasks: 60 hours

- Work on your own: 90 hours

TOTAL: 200 hours

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved exercises

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Continuing Education, Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology (EVUIVE0)
Continuing Education, Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology (TKIVTEVU)

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Further education, lower degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering

Department with administrative responsibility
Pro-Rector for Education


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 D 2023-12-07 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
M433-Eksamensrom 4.etg Mustad, Inngang A 8
  • * 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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