HBIO3001 - Bachelor thesis in Biomedical Laboratory Science


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Bachelor's Thesis
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Assignment 100/100 10 weeks

Course content

Scientific literature search. Use of reference database. Exercises in statistics. Relevant problems and hypotheses will be worked out by the research community at St. Olav`s University Hospital, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU); Faculty of Medicine and Health and Faculty of Natural Science, Dept. of Biomedical Laboratory Science or relevant, external institutions.

Learning outcome

The student should give an account of and discuss restricted scientific current problems within medical laboratory technology; both orally and written (formal scientific report).
The student is able to map, problematize and discuss scientific and technical questions.
The student is able to cooperate with other professionals on relevant problems.

Learning methods and activities

Exercises in statistics: Teamwork including 2-4 students. Oral presentation of their exercises.
Bachelor thesis: Teamwork including 2-3 students; involving handing in a common report (bachelor thesis). Student should independently perform collection of data, analyses and result processing. The bachelor thesis should be written as a scientific report, and orally presented. In specific cases an individual bachelor thesis could be handed in and presented. Accepted working load: 425 hours

Compulsory assignments

  • Compulsary exercises

Further on evaluation

Practical work involving the bachelor project, oral presentation and mandatory exercises in statistics must be approved ahead of handing in the bachelor thesis.
If the bachelor thesis is not accepted, a new project is individually discussed.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Medical laboratory technology (MTBIO)

Required previous knowledge

Study admission to Bachelor in Biomedical Laboratory Science, NTNU, Trondheim. The student must be registered at the third academic year (obtained at least 105 credits from the first and second year) and passed the course HBIO104P Medical Laboratory technology 1.

Course materials

The student should search for relevant literature in cooperation with the research community.

More on the course



Version: A
Credits:  20.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Medical laboratory technology


Examination arrangement: Bachelor's Thesis

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Assignment 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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