IE303612 - Bachelor thesis


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Assignment 100/100 A

Course content

The Bachelor thesis shall be carried through and documented as a scientific project with introdution, method, results, conclusion and discussion.

The Bachelor thesis shall reflect the opportunity to compare and elaborate the knowledge and skills the student has adopted earlier in the study.

The Bachelor thesis shall be based on a real problem setting, given by NTNU or the industry .

Learning outcome

Læringsutbytte - Kunnskap:

knowledge of scientific theory and methods.

knowledge of working procedures in research and innovation.

the theoretical knowledge to define, analyse, accomplish and document an engineering project.


Læringsutbytte - Ferdigheter:

apply relevant tools to independently carry through a project work.

integrate acquired knowledge and adopt new knowledge in the solution of new problems.

professionally draw conclusions of his performed work.


Læringsutbytte - Kompetanse:

see technological solutions in an economical and organizational context.

evaluate the consequences for environment, health and security of new products and solutions, both for the individual and for the society.

show ethical responsibility in his professional practice.

Learning methods and activities

Pedagogiske metoder:

The Bachelor thesis shall be carried out as an independent work, usually by a group of three students. Each group will have at least one advisor among the scientific staff, and eventually also advisors fro the industry. The students organize regular meetings with the advisors to inform about status and plans, normally each two weeks.  

Obligatoriske arbeidskrav:

The student group shall deliver a common written report with all the documentation. The report shall be in Norwegian or English.The follwing documents shall be added as electronic appendices to the report:

Problem definition with expressed goals for the project

Project plan/research activities including time schedule

Short reports from status meetings with advisors


Before evaluation the thesis shall be presented for the fellow students and staff in plenum.NTNU claims the rights to all aspects of the thesis if no other agreement is signed. In the case of external projects special contracts may be signed.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignment

Further on evaluation

In the evaluation og the Bachelor thesis both process and product will be emphesized. Both parts shall be thoroughly documented. The grade is based on the written documentation. In the judgement og the thesis the following aspects will be considered:

originality and depth og subject

technical solutions and calculations

problem definition, method description, evaluation of resultats compared to problem setting, and support of conclusion.

independent work

ability of critical judgement of own work

correct and vlear documentation.

An individual grade will be given for each student.Resit exam:In the next semester.

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:
Engineering - Computer Science (004DA)

Required previous knowledge

The student is required to have fulfilled a minimum of 110 credits from the two first years of the study program, including all courses in the first year of the program.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  20.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Lab hours: 20

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of ICT and Natural Sciences



Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100 A 12:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100 A 12:00 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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