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Project Work in Energy Systems Engineering

Additional course evaluations for TE0024

Academic year 2021/2022

Project Work in Energy Systems Engineering (TE0024-10225) 2021-08-30 - 2022-01-16

TE0024 Project Work in Energy Systems Engineering, 15.0 Credits

Projektarbete i energisystem

Syllabus approved



Technology Technology

Education cycle

Bachelor’s level

Advanced study in the main field

First cycle, at least 60 credits from first-cycle courses as entry requirements(G2F)

Grading scale

Pass / Failed The requirements for attaining different grades are described in the course assessment criteria which are contained in a supplement to the course syllabus. Current information on assessment criteria shall be made available at the start of the course.



Prior knowledge

- 100 credits in the Energy Systems Engineering Programme


The project work gives the student training to plan, implement and present research- or development assignments, working independently or in a team. The aim is also to apply, deepen and broaden knowledge from previous courses within the Energy Systems Engineering Programme.

On completion of the course the student should be able to:
-identify, formulate and solve problems and perform tasks within given time frames.
-search for and process knowledge needed for performing a project
-show deep knowledge on the topic of the project
-compile and report the results of the project orally and in writing.


The implementation of the independent work is carried out individually or in cooperation with one or several other students. Projects performed in cooperation with students from other universities and/or with students with different academic backgrounds are encouraged. The work task is chosen in close consultation with a supervisor, a subject reviewer and an examiner. The project shall be related to energy systems and will be performed in close connection to a university department, a company, a public body, or other organization, with guidance from a supervisor.

The student will independently:
- find a project by contacting the workplace and its representatives (normally the future supervisor)
- develop a project plan with support from the supervisor
- perform the work by gathering knowledge from various sources of high scientific and technical quality
- write a project report in Swedish or English (the report should have a summary in the language in which it is not written)
- make a self-evaluation of the report
- make an oral presentation of the project

The teaching consists of individual supervision. The course includes subject-integrated training of communication skills.

Formats and requirements for examination

Approved oral and written presentation of project work. In cases where the project work has been done in group, the individual contributions are documented (e.g. in a logbook) and reported in the project report and during the oral presentation.

If there are special circumstances, the examiner may make exceptions from the specified examination method and allow other methods for examination of individual students. Special circumstances can e.g. be that you have been granted targeted support by SLU’s support coordinator for students with disabilities.

  • If the student fails a test, the examiner may give the student a supplementary assignment, provided this is possible and there is reason to do so.
  • If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.
  • If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
  • For the examination of a degree project (independent project), the examiner may also allow the student to add supplemental information after the deadline. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Other information

  • The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.
  • If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Additional information

Applications for the course must be submitted to the examiner on a special form. The proposal should include a workplace, a supervisor and a subject reviewer, and it should be approved by the examiner before the course start. The course may be conducted at any study period of the year. Only one course Project Work in Energy Systems Engineering can be included in the examination requirements for the Energy Systems Engineering Programme.

Responsible department

Department of Energy and Technology

Further information

Determined by: Programnämnden för utbildning inom naturresurser och jordbruk (PN - NJ)
Replaces: TN0206, TE0013
There are no Grading criteria posted for this course

Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: No The course is offered as a programme course: Master Programme in Energy Systems Engineering Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 38054 SEK Cycle: Bachelor’s level
Subject: Technology Technology
Course code: TE0024 Application code: SLU-50072 Distance course: No Language: Swedish Responsible department: Department of Energy and Technology Pace: 100%