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Implementing Real-Life Engineering Problems as a Means of Learning in Part-Time Engineering Master’s Programmes

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For more than two decades, Aalborg University has enrolled learners in their part-time engineering master’s programmes. These programmes are designed for employed learners who work full time in the industry and who want to keep their jobs while they study for a master’s degree. Aalborg University’s pedagogical approach is solely based on problem-based learning, which means that learners, to a large extent, implement real-life engineering problems as a means of learning, making the master’s programme attractive for both professional engineers and their employers.

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  • Continuing engineering education
  • Problem-based learning
  • Real-life problems
  • Part-time engineering master’s programmes

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Nørgaard, B. (2019). Implementing Real-Life Engineering Problems as a Means of Learning in Part-Time Engineering Master’s Programmes. In: Abdulwahed, M., Bouras, A., Veillard, L. (eds) Industry Integrated Engineering and Computing Education. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-19139-9_4

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