IDRSA2900 - Bachelor Thesis in Sports Science


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Bachelor thesis
Grade: Letter grades

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

Course content

The course is intended for students who want to conduct a research project in sports science based on social science perspectives. The subject teacher must approve each project and assign a tutor. The written report should contain an elaborated and reflective approach to the aim of the project, theory and research methods as well as a discussion of the results and implications. The thesis should be approximately 15-25 pages long (5 500-10 000 words).

Learning outcome

Knowledge - the student shall:

  • be able to work independently with academic questions in the area of sports science.
  • be able to demonstrate how theory and empirical knowledge are tied together in sports science research through the writing of an bachelor's thesis in sports science.
  • be able to write an academic work (bachelor's thesis) which fulfills the basic requirements for scientific presentation and argumentation.

Skills - the student shall demonstrate the ability to:

  • limit the depth of a research issue, formulate a research problem, carry out an academically defensible analysis and report the results in the form of a bachelor's dissertation in sports science.
  • give an oral presentation on one's own academic work.
  • participate in critical, academic discussion on one's own academic work.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures 2 hours pr. week in approxemately 5 weeks. Compulsory individual tutoring and seminars. Students present their own work and comment on other essays, including their own bachelor thesis. Form of assessment is the Bachelor thesis and oral examination. The oral examination may adjust the grade on the thesis by 1 unit.

Compulsory assignments

  • Compulsory guidence and seminar

Required previous knowledge

52,5 credits in social sciences and sport sciences including SOS1002 or equivalent methods course. The requirement must be fulfilled to be admitted to the course.

Course materials

Information disclosed at the beginning of the course.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IDRSA2000 15.0 AUTUMN 2011
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Sport Science
  • Social Sciences
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Sociology and Political Science


Examination arrangement: Bachelor thesis

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





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Bachelor thesis 100/100





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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