Project-Oriented Study in an External Organisation


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The student stays in a company with the purpose of learning and applying theories and methods to address engineering problems in an industrial context. In addition, the student will be introduced to business procedures and policies.

The Project-Oriented Study in an External Organisation must have a scope that corresponds to the ECTS load.

Learning objectives


  • Have knowledge about the organization of the company, its business procedures, policies and performance measures
  • Have knowledge of the competence profile of the program and how the project oriented study in an external organization contributes to the competence profile
  • Have knowledge about engineering theories and methods relevant to product innovation
  • Details of an engineering problem related to an industrial context


  • Can apply analytic, methodological and/or theoretic skills to address an advanced engineering problems in the context of product innovation
  • Can contribute in a professional manner to company objectives as an individual and in teams in accordance with the project management model applied in the company
  • Can collaborate and communicate with peers, managers and others, and document the outcome of the project-oriented study in writing


  • Can discuss and reflect on the learning outcomes of the project-oriented study in an external organization
  • Have deepened understanding of product innovation and how knowledge transfer between academia and industry contributes to this
  • Able to analyze and document a solution related to product innovation

Type of instruction

As described in §17



Name of examProject-Oriented Study in an External Organisation
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
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 codeESNNDSK3P5
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Computer Engineering)
Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
DepartmentDepartment of Electronic Systems
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design