Course - Bachelor's Thesis - BYGT2900
BYGT2900 - Bachelor's Thesis
Examination arrangement: Bachelor's thesis
Grade: Letter grades
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The Bachelor's thesis is carried out within the course's subject areas and according to the bachelor's manual. Identify, formulate and solve relevant problems in the construction engineer's field of work. Utilize knowledge and skills from several subject areas in the study, as well as make independent study where necessary. Contribute to research and develop the subject area. Acquire skills in project management in planning, implementation and documentation of a project work in a group.
Knowledge -The candidate
- has in-depth knowledge of a selected topic in the field
- has knowledge of research and development work on the subject
Skills - The Candidate
- can identify, formulate and solve a relevant engineering problem
- can apply knowledge and relevant results from research and development work to solve theoretical, technical and practical issues within the bachelor's thesis and justify their choices
- can apply engineering methods and be able to work methodically
- can document and communicate an engineering work
- can plan and carry out an engineering work
General competence - The candidate
- conveys professional knowledge to different target groups both in writing and orally in Norwegian and English have insight into scientific honesty and understanding of ethical issues
- have insight into the environmental, health, societal and economic consequences of products and solutions within their field and can put these in an ethical perspective and a life cycle perspective
- integrates previously acquired knowledge and is able to acquire new knowledge in solving a problem
Learning methods and activities
The working form is as described in the bachelor's manual and is an independent student-driven project work in which process and results should be shared digitally. Outreach activities, data collection, literature studies etc. will be required in connection with the task solution. The project will be managed (administered) and regular meetings will be held between the group, supervisor (s) and client, where work and progress are discussed.
Groups of 2-3 students
- Pre-project plan.
- Documentation of the worker process should include status reports, meeting requests, meeting minutes, and timesheets.
- Oral presentation in English during the process.
- Preparation of records (poster) either in the final or during the process.
- Oral presentation of the submitted bachelor's thesis.
- Oral presentation
Further on evaluation
Deadline for submission is 20th of May 12:00 each year. In case 20th of May follows on a weekend, the deadline will be on the following working day.
Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.
Admission to a programme of study is required:
Civil Engineering (BIBYGG)
Recommended previous knowledge
150 ECTS from Bachelor in Civil Engineering
Required previous knowledge
To start on the bachelor's thesis, the student must have passed a minimum of 110 credits out of 120 study-planned credits from the first two years of the education. In addition, all compulsory courses and courses that are included in the study plan, but which are not credit-bearing, must be approved in order to start the bachelor thesis.
Bachelor Manual. The student will find and use current literature.
Credits: 20.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II
Term no.: 1
Teaching semester: AUTUMN 2022
Term no.: 2
Teaching semester: SPRING 2023
Language of instruction: English, Norwegian
- Building and Construction Engineering
- Albert Lau Leong Lee
- Alex Klein-Paste
- Amund Bruland
- Arild Holm Clausen
- Arne Mathias Selberg
- Arvid Aakre
- Bjørn Petter Jelle
- Bozena Dorota Hrynyszyn
- Gabriele Lobaccaro
- Gudmund Reidar Eiksund
- Helge Mork
- Jomar Tørset
- Marius Møller Rokstad
- Mohamed Hamdy Hassan Mohamed
- Olav Torp
- Omar Kusay Sabri
- Robert Storm Mortensen
- Roger Bergh
- Rolf André Bohne
- Terje Kjetil Fossheim
- Tore Kvande
Department with academic responsibility
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Examination arrangement: Bachelor's thesis
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For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"