Industrial Development

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

This module is based on knowledge gained on 2nd semester at the MSc. in Materials Technology program or the like.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Dependent on student’s choice of content and organization of the semester; the student may choose between project work at Aalborg University or a voluntary traineeship at a company in Denmark or abroad. The total work load of the semester has to be equivalent to 30 ECTS. If carried out at Aalborg University, the project may be finalized with a project report or in the form of a scientific paper. If continued at the 4th semester, the project is evaluated with a midterm evaluation. For further information about the organisation of the module please see the Joint programme regulations, chapter 2.3., and the study guide for the M.Sc. program in Manufacturing Technology.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Have gained knowledge and understanding of advanced materials.
  • Be able to apply analytical, numerical and experimental methods in relation to verification of material performance.

Skills

  • Be able to describe the problem solved and the criteria applied for its solution.
  • Be able to evaluate the concepts, theories, and methodologies applied in the solution of the problem.
  • Be able to account for the choices made during the solution of the problem, and substantiate that these are made on a high professional level.
  • Be able to assess the limitations of the concepts, theories, and methodologies applied in the solution of the problem.

Competences

  • Be able to analyze and solve an actual problem, of industrial relevance, through application of systematic research and development processes, including advanced analytical, experimental, and/or numerical methods and models.

Type of instruction

Dependent on the student’s choice of content and organisation of the semester, the student may choose between project work at Aalborg University and a voluntary traineeship at a company in Denmark or abroad. The total work load of the semester must be equivalent to 30 ECTS. If carried out at Aalborg University, the project may be finalised with a project report or in the form of a scientific paper. If continued on the 4th semester, the project is evaluated via a midterm evaluation. For further information about the organisation of the module, please see the Joint programme regulations, chapter 2.3.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 15 ECTS project module the expected workload is 450 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examIndustrial Development
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS15
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination

Facts about the module

Danish titleIndustrielt udviklingsarbejde
Module codeM-MAT-K3-O1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS15
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Industry and Global Business Development
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science