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ALIT2900 - Bachelor's thesis in Comparative Literature

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Bachelor's Thesis
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Assignment 100/100 1 semesters

Course content

The Bachelor's thesis is an independent work in comparative literature. The student should develop the ability to carry out a personal research work on a large scale. Students will gain insight into information processing and evaluation of research and methods within a relevant subject.


Learning outcome

Candidates who have passed this course will be
- able to articulate and delimit a scientific research question
- able to analyze and organize collected information, including existing research on their chosen topic, and present it in writing
- able to apply the scientific terminology and methods required in a piece of academic work
- able to write a longer academic text

Learning methods and activities

Supervision, following on from student's work.

Obligatory assignment:
- Approved topic for bachelor’s thesis and project outline (1 page).
- Approved reading list.

Approved obligatory assignment is valid for 2 semesters (the semester in which the approval is given, plus the following semester).

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved topic for bachelor's thesis and project outline (1 page)
  • Approved reading list

Further on evaluation

The Bachelor's thesis should consist of approximately 8000 words excluding references and appendices.


Students who receive a failing grade and wish to retake the course must submit a new thesis on a new topic.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Scandinavian Studies and Comparative Literature (BNORDLIT)

Required previous knowledge

Requires admission to the bachelor's programme in Scandinavian Studies and Comparative Literature in the autumn semester of 2014 or more recently.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
LITT2900 15.0 01.09.2019
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Comparative Literature
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature

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Examination

Examination arrangement: Bachelor's Thesis

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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