Industrial Placement Course in Product Development, 7.5 credits
Näringslivsförlagd kurs i Produktutveckling, 7,5 högskolepoäng
Course Syllabus for students Autumn 2020
Course Code:TNFS20
Confirmed by:Dean Mar 1, 2020
Valid From:Aug 1, 2020
Education Cycle:Second-cycle level
Disciplinary domain:Technology
Subject group:DT1
Specialised in:A1F
Main field of study:Product Development

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)

After a successful course, the student shall

Knowledge and understanding

- Demonstrate comprehension of the difference between the experience of practical work and the theoretical knowledge acquired earlier in the program

Skills and abilities

- Demonstrate the ability to apply the knowledge acquired through their education in professional work
- Demonstrate the ability to describe, analyse and reflect on the results of their work experience and to present them orally and in writing to the client and at the university

Judgement and approach

- Demonstrate the ability, based on experience with clients, to reflect on their need for knowledge and skills in professional practice
- Demonstrate insight into the future professional role and the responsibility for sustainability that comes with it


Conditions for a professional approach in the exercise of their future profession.
Business-related content tailored to the client's professional activities, with students:
- joining and contributing knowledge to an ongoing project
- witnessing and participating in an ongoing product development process
- participating in professional practice relevant to the main subject area
- planning and delivering professional development for the client’s staff
- write and orally reflect upon the experience of professional practice, and its documentation.
The teaching is conducted in English.


At least 30 credits in the Master´s programme should be approved (or the equivalent).

Examination and grades

The course is graded Fail (U) or Pass (G).

The final grade will only be issued after satisfactory completion of all assessments.

Registration of examination:
Name of the TestValueGrading
Assignment6 creditsU/G
Written and oral presentation1.5 creditsU/G

Course literature


The literature list for the course will be provided one month before the course starts.

Guiding documents will be available via Canvas.

Content updated 2020-08-25