BBV2900 - Bachelor thesis in Child Welfare Work


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Bachelor thesis
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Bachelor thesis 100/100 ALLE

Course content

The theme of the bachelor thesis must be within child protection and child welfare.The bachelor thesis must be written individually.

All students must be offered supervision before the bachelor thesis is submitted for examination.

For the completion of the course, reference is made to the Departments guidelines for Bachelor's thesis which are posted on Blackboard.

Learning outcome

Knowledge - After accomplished the course the student shall have knowledge about:

  • how to formulate and answer a research question, central topics of the course, practical application and various literature sources, relevant databases and guidelines for correct use of sources in own work.

Skills - After accomplished the topic the student can:

  • formulate, explore and answer a research question related to the child welfare social workers target group and profession, and convey this knowledge both orally and in writing
  • plan, carry out and complete a thesis in accordance with scientific criteria on the bachelor level
  • show critical and analytical approach, and be able to use contemporary scientific literature and other relevant literature, plan and perform search for literature systematically.

General competence - After accomplished the course the student can:

  • critically assess knowledge to shed light on different theoretical perspectives relevant to a research question - in writing central theories and research questions
  • reflect upon the practice of child welfare social work and ethical demands by using relevant theory
  • use theory in a critical and reflective way to shed light on relevant child welfare problems.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, course in litterature search, self studies and supervision

Further on evaluation

Written, individual bachelor thesis.

If the grade is not passed, the candidate can submit a new or revised bachelor thesis for the next time the exam is arranged.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Social Education and Child Welfare (HSGBVB)

Required previous knowledge

Completed and passed first and second academic year and the course BBV2500

The course has study rights requirements. This means that the course is reserved for students admitted to the programme Bachelor in child protection and child welfare at NTNU.

Course materials

Will be published on Blackboard at the start of the course

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
HBVE3004 15.0 AUTUMN 2020
More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Child Welfare
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Social Work


Examination arrangement: Bachelor thesis

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Bachelor thesis 100/100 ALLE



Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS Bachelor thesis 100/100 ALLE 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.

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