Must be determined by the supervisor based upon the particular assignment.
The student will learn how to master a particular topic individually
The student and the supervisor will agree on a topic together. The supervisor is responsible for the fact that the workload for the student should be equivalent to a 10 ECTS course. The student will work as much as possible independently with some supervision by the supervisor.
Pedagogiske metoder (fritekst)
The teaching methods depend on the particular topic agreed upon by the student and the supervisor
Vurdering av prosjekt(er)
Bokstavkarakterer, A (best) - F (ikke bestått)
Could be both internal and external.
Utsatt eksamen (tidl. kontinuasjon)
The whole course must be repeated.
Depending on the particular agreed upon topic
This course is intended for students who want to work independently on a particular topic of his/her interest. The student needs to find a supervisor by him/herself. The supervisor and the student will need to agree on a topic together. Topics can be for example (list is not exclusive):
* studying a particular topic from literature
* investigating a particular open research problem
* performing experiments on a research topic
In general the student will write a report on his studies or findings that can be evaluated either by the supervisor or by an external examiner. Another option for the evaluation could be writing an article for a publication or a presentation at a conference or an oral exam with the supervisor or a third person.
Students are not allowed to take both IMT4881 Specialization course 5 ECTS and IMT4882 Specialization course II 10 ECTS (either IMT4881 or IMT4882).