Project Oriented Study in an External Organisation


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

This module is based on knowledge obtained in 2nd Semester

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


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


  • 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.


  • 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

The student is included in the company’s daily work and carry out independent project work on an industrial problem relevant for the company. Concurrent to the work in the company, the student makes a project report, which is evaluated after the ending of the project oriented study in the external organisation.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 30 ECTS course module the expected workload is 900 hours for the student.



Name of examProject Oriented Study in an External Organisation
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleProjektorienteret forløb i en virksomhed
Module codeM-MAT-K3-2N
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Mechanical Engineering and Physics
DepartmentDepartment of Materials and Production
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science