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BYGT2900 - Bachelor's Thesis

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New from the academic year 2021/2022

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Bachelor's thesis
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Bachelor's thesis 100/100

Course content

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.

Learning outcome

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

Required activities

  • 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.

Compulsory assignments

  • Pre-project
  • 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.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Civil Engineering (BIBYGG)

Required previous knowledge

To start writing the bachelor thesis, the students must have passed at least 110 of 120 credits from the first two years of the study programme and have passed all 60 credits from the first year.

Course materials

Bachelor Manual. The student will find and use current literature.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
BYGA2900 20.0 AUTUMN 2019
BYGG2900 20.0 AUTUMN 2019
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  20.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Building and Construction Engineering

Examination

Examination arrangement: Bachelor's thesis

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Bachelor's thesis 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.
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