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ENG2910 - Bachelor's thesis in English

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Bachelor's thesis
Grade: Letter grades

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

Course content

The topic of the thesis should be within one of the three disciplines of English as taught in Norwegian universities. Alternatively, students may choose an interdisciplinary topic. The bachelor's thesis must be written in English. The students should further develop their proficiency in English as well as their understanding of texts and academic writing. Students will gain insight into information processing and evaluation of research and methods within a relevant subject.

Learning outcome

Knowledge

Candidates who have passed this course

- has acquired a solid level of knowledge in the domain of the BA thesis topic.

Skills

Candidates who have passed this course

- are able to articulate and delimit a scientific research question;

- are capable of expressing themselves in written academic English;

- are able to analyse and organise collected information, including existing research on their chosen topic, and present it in writing;

- are able to apply the scientific terminology and methods required in a piece of academic work.

Learning methods and activities

Independent study and supervision. The teaching will be organised with consideration to the students' topics and available supervision resources. The thesis must be written in English and consist of approximately 7500-9000 words, excluding references and appendices.

Obligatory assignments:

- Approved topic for the bachelor's thesis

- Approved research question/project outline and disposition (1-3 pages)

- At least one supervision session, individually or in groups, after the project outline has been approved

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved topic for the thesis
  • Approved research question/project outline
  • At least one supervision session, individually or in a group

Further on evaluation

The bachelor's thesis must be written in English and consist of approximately 7500-9000 words, excluding references and appendices.

Students who have previously completed the bachelor’s thesis are not allowed to submit a new thesis in semesters where this course is not taught/no supervision is offered. Students who did not pass the exam, or who did not complete the exam due to illness may submit the exam in a semester where this course is not taught; however, they will not receive any additional supervision. Students who wish to retake the course either because of a failing grade, or to improve their grade, must submit a new thesis on a new topic.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
English (BENG)
Foreign Languages (BFS)

Required previous knowledge

Requires admission to the bachelor's programme in English or the bachelor's programme in foreign languages, study option English.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
ENG2900 7.5 AUTUMN 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:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • English
  • English Cultural Studies
  • English Literature
  • English Linguistics
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature

Examination

Examination arrangement: Bachelor's thesis

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS Bachelor's thesis 100/100

Release
2023-11-24

Submission
2023-12-01


09:00


12:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
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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