Course syllabus

Internationell projektkurs - matematisk modellering
International Project Course - Mathematical Modelling

FMAN50, 3 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2019/20
Decided by: PLED F/Pi
Date of Decision: 2019-03-26

General Information

Elective for: Pi3
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English


Be able to understand the modeling process of a given mathematical modelling project in cooperation with other students and to gain necessary knowledge to finish a project.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Gain necessary knowledge to finish a given mathematical modelling project.

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


A problem in mathematical modelling

Examination details

Grading scale: UG - (U,G) - (Fail, Pass)
Assessment: Written and oral presentation of a project.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Required prior knowledge: Equivalent to the 6 first terms of the Engineering Mathematics program.
The number of participants is limited to: 4
Selection: 1. Third year student. 2. Completed university credits within the programme. 3. Final grades on courses given within the study programme. Priority is given to students enrolled on programmes that include the course in their curriculum.
The course overlaps following course/s: FMSN05

Reading list

Contact and other information

Director of studies: Anders Holst,
Course coordinator: Niels Christian Overgaard,
Course homepage:
Further information: Project in cooperation with students from different universities in Europe at ECMI-modelling week. ECMI-European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry, see ECMI modelling week is given in August at one of the ECMI universities.