Practical training in City and Regional Planning (BYG650)

Practice work/ Internship

Course description for study year 2022-2023


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Semester tution start


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Language of instruction

English, Norwegian


In this topic learning takes place in a professional environment outside the university, for example in a construction firm, an advisory consultant office or a municipal or government office. The student must find the appropriate workplace on their own. The course aims to give students practical experience and the opportunity to immerse themselves in selected issues related to practice. In cooperation with the student, workplace and lecturer, an agreement/contract and plan is deviced for how the internship and supervision is conducted. The evaluation will be made on the basis of a report from the student and a presentation. The report should contain a discussion of a specified issues  related to the workplaces practices, a reflection on the students own contribution to the work Places activities, as well as documentation on the work performed and certified timesheets. 

Learning outcome

The course is a supplement to other topics, and when the student has completed the course, the following objectives will be achieved:


  • Increased insight into selected topics and issues and in working life practical challenges.


  • Increased ability in professional collaboration, as well as specialization in certain topics and present them in a convincing manner.

General competence: 

  • Empowerment in theoretical and creative academic work.

Required prerequisite knowledge

The student must have completed a minimum of 40 study points according to the approved education plan.

Recommended prerequisites

Relevant knowledge relating to the workplaces practical needs.


Form of assessment Weight Duration Marks Aid
Prosjektarbeid og framlegg 1/1 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.

Course teacher(s)

Course coordinator:

Ari Krisna Mawira Tarigan

Head of Department:

Tore Markeset

Method of work

Practical and /or theoretical work in external instituation under supervision according to agreement/contract.

Open for

Industrial Asset Management - Master's Degree Programme Marine and Offshore Technology - Master of Science Degree Programme Societal Safety - Master's Degree Programme

Course assessment

Form and / or calls according to current guidelines.


The syllabus can be found in Leganto