BYGT2900 - Bachelor Thesis


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2020/2021

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

- The candidate must have in-depth knowledge of a selected problem within the subject area
- The candidate shall have knowledge of the management and documentation of projects
- The candidate must be able to identify, formulate and solve a relevant problem
- Utilize knowledge and skills from several subject areas in the study, as well as make independent study where necessary
- Acquire skills in project management when carrying out and documenting a project work
- Could find, evaluate and refer to information and subject matter and produce this so that it highlights a problem
General competence:
- The candidate should be able to identify, formulate and solve relevant problems in the field of construction engineer, and thus be able to function properly as an engineer in the workplace.
- The candidate can convey knowledge within his field of study to different audiences both in writing and verbally

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.

Further on evaluation

The bachelor thesis is preferably performed in groups. Maximum group size are 3 students.

Specific conditions

Limited admission to classes.

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

Required previous knowledge

Admission requirements. May be a maximum of 10 credits from the 1st and 2nd grade / may have been moved to the 3rd grade

Course materials

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

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
BYGA2900 20.0 01.09.2019
BYGG2900 20.0 01.09.2019
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Version: 1
Credits:  20.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Building and Construction Engineering
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering



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