Interdisciplinary Project Groups

Vakbeschrijving Interdisciplinary Project Groups
Collegejaar: 2015-2016
Studiegidsnummer: 4413INTPGY
Docent(en):
  • Dr.ing. R. Kleijn
Voertaal: Engels
Blackboard: Ja
EC: 12
Niveau: 600
Periode: Semester 1 & 2
  • Geen Keuzevak
  • Geen Contractonderwijs
  • Geen Exchange
  • Geen Study Abroad
  • Geen Avondonderwijs
  • Geen A-la-Carte en Aanschuifonderwijs
  • Geen Honours Class

Interdisciplinary Project Groups start in September (for students that have started Industrial Ecology in September) and in February (for students that have started Industrial Ecology in February).

Admission requirements

This course is obligatory for students of the master’s programme Industrial Ecology.
Students can only participate in the Interdisciplinary Project Groups if they have finished at least 48 EC of the Core Modules of the first year.

This course is only open for students that are enrolled in the Master’s Programme Industrial Ecology.

Description

In this course, the students do a group project on a real-industrial ecology problem. By problem-oriented education, the students are trained to cooperate with various disciplines and come up with industrial/practical solutions. Groups are formed out of the IE students during the 1st year, based on their preferences for one of the available project topics. Topics are prepared in deliberation with staff members of the involved universities and commissioners from external parties.

Course objectives

In this course, the students do a group project on a real-industrial ecology problem. By problem-oriented education, the students are trained to cooperate with various disciplines and come up with industrial/practical solutions. Groups are formed out of the IE students during the 1st year, based on their preferences for one of the available project topics. Topics are prepared in deliberation with staff members of the involved universities and commissioners from external parties.

Timetable

This course is given twice a year. Students that have started the master’s programme Industrial Ecology in September, are expected to start this course in September of their second year. Students that have started the master’s programme Industrial Ecology in February, are expected to start this course in February of their second year.
Four meetings per semester for all students that participate in this course take place in the Van Steenisbuilding Leiden University, Einsteinweg 2, 2333 CC Leiden. See schedules and blackboard TU Delft

Location of other meetings by appointment with the supervisor and students of the project group.

Mode of instruction

Problem-oriented teamwork in groups of 4-6 students.

Assessment method

The group delivers a product and gives a final presentation of their work to the commissioner of the external party and the supervisor. The product and presentation of the work can have different formats as discussed with the supervisor and commissioner. It is possible to write an academic paper at the end, or to present a conceptual design, or an extensive research report.

Blackboard

The lecturer communicates via blackboard TU Delft.

Reading list

Literature to be provided by the supervisor and commissioner, or to be found by the students relevant for the topic.

Registration

All students have to enroll for course and exam at the start of the course via uSis, Leiden University. For classnumbers see here or here.

This course is only open for students that are enrolled in the Master’s Programme Industrial Ecology.

Contact information

Mr. dr. ing. R. Kleijn

Remarks

More information and the description of the course is published in the e-studyguide of TU Delft.

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