This is the study programme for 2019/2020. It is subject to change.

The course covers advanced level topics in the Mechanical Engineering and Material Technology discipline. It attempts to bring the candidate closer to the research area of the planned PhD work.

Learning outcome

Upon completing the course, the candidate is expected to have sufficient knowledge of the topic of the research front within the field and will be able to perform thorough research and development within the specific topic.


The specific contents of the course are defined for the candidate(s) by focusing on the relevance of the research direction for the PhD study.

Required prerequisite knowledge


Recommended previous knowledge

Master in Mechanical and Structural Engineering and Materials Science.


Report and presentation
Weight Duration Marks Aid
Report1/2 Pass - Fail
Presentation1/2 Pass - Fail
Both exam parts must be passed in order to pass the course.

Course teacher(s)

Course coordinator
Dimitrios Pavlou , Ove Mikkelsen , Vidar Folke Hansen , Hirpa Gelgele Lemu , Chandima Ratnayake Ratnayake Mudiyanselage
Head of Department
Tor Henning Hemmingsen

Method of work

The course is mainly conduct on a self-study basis on selected topics with presentations, seminars and project works.

Open to

The course is open for students registered for PhD study within the relevant research area.

Course assessment

Forms and/or discussion according to given guidelines/regulations.


Individual curriculum.

This is the study programme for 2019/2020. It is subject to change.

Sist oppdatert: 15.12.2019