Introduction to engineering
2014-2015 - TØL1001 - 10 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

The course examines the engineering profession and how knowledge about technology can contribute to solve the environmental issues in our society. The students also learn about basic principles of innovation and entrepreneurship. As a professional engineer and academic person the students also will be trained in academic writing.

When the students fulfilled the course they should be able to

  • Describe “sustainability” and the main environmental issues in our society
  • Describe energy systems and their impact to the environment
  • Write academic texts
  • Understand the engineering profession


  • The profession of engineers
  • Sustainability
  • The energy situation in Norway
  • Innovation
  • Academic writing

Teaching Methods


Teaching Methods (additional text)

Lectures given on campus and video based lectures arranged in the LMS.

Form(s) of Assessment


Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

A report from teamwork and an individual academic text

Grading Scale


External/internal examiner

To interne sensorer.

Re-sit examination

Ved neste ordinære gjennomføring.

Coursework Requirements

3 individual student works

Replacement course for

Innføring i ingeniørfaglig yrkesutøvelse og arbeidsmetoder, kun navneendring