This course is a practical training course where the the student participates in a professional environment outside the university, for instance in a company or as part of a larger, approved student project such as Ion Racing/Drillbotics. A suitable position or project must be found by the student. Student projects must be agreed with the responsible staff for the student project. The intention of the course is to give the student practical experience and to enable immersion into selected topics connected to the company's practice. An agreement between the university and the company, describing tasks and supervision has to be signed.
Account for tasks and working methods in the company
Reflection around practical challenges in the work life
Increased ability to work in teams in a professional environment
Immersion in given topics and to be able to present these in a convincing manner
Apply methods learned in the study program to specific tasks
Reflect around own knowledge, learning and team work abilities
Follow demands and requirements in the work life
Required prerequisite knowledge
At least 40 ECTS must be completed according to the approved education plan.
Form of assessment
Passed / Not Passed
The student must submit a critically reflective report (incl. signed timesheet) on their practical training. This report is presented to students and teachers at an agreed time and place.The course has a continuous assessment. All parts must be passed to obtain a final grade in the course.NOTE: According to Regulations relating to studies and examinations at the University of Stavanger section 3-10 point 2, a student has 2 attempts in this course, with the opportunity to apply for a 3rd attempt.
There must be an early dialogue between the course coordinator, the student representative and the students. The purpose is feedback from the students for changes and adjustments in the course for the current semester.In addition, a digital course evaluation must be carried out at least every three years. Its purpose is to gather the students experiences with the course.