IP305012 - Bachelor Thesis


This course is no longer taught and is only available for examination. For a complete course description, see previous academic years.

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100

Course content

The bachelor thesis will be given within different disciplines, preferably in cooperation with the industry. The candidate may choose topics from an approved problem formulation.The thesis might be experimental or practical, issued by NTNU or by the student. The candidate shall through the bachelor thesis exercise independant and systematic project work in addition to the planning and management of the process.The content shall be based on skills and knowledges acquired through the programme , but might in addition include introduction to new methods and tools required to solve problems.

Learning outcome

- New knowledge within a specified part of the programme - The understanding of systematic work, ability to reflection and scientific consideration - The competence to plan and execute an independant task, define problems and analyse these based on both empiric and theoretic methods. - Formulate relevant problems - Establish a project plan - Acquire relevant background material - Prepare a representative and consentrated summary - Draw relevant conclusions - The ability to identify technical solutions considering the economic aspect and the impact on the environment - The understanding and practice of professional and ethic responsbility - Focus on the problem, its consequenses for the individual, the employer and the society

Learning methods and activities

The bachelor thesis shall be carried out as an independant work supervised by an academic from NTNU and if suitable, in cooperation with a representant from the industry.   - The candidate or team shall deliever a (common ) written report in English or Norwegian containing: - Problem definition - Project plan - Results report - Individual note of reflection. NTNU reserve all the rights regarding the bachelor thesis if nothing else is agreed upon. For external projects the intellectual property right shall be agreed upon in advance.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignment

Further on evaluation

Resit exam:In the next semester.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Engineering - Product and System Design (045PS)
Ship Design, Engineering (699SD)

Required previous knowledge

Requirement: Passed the exams equivalent to 120 credits from the two first years of the study in accordance with the program for the study. Candidates may apply for an exemption for up to 10 missing credits. Candidates from Y-road / TRES: Qualification subjects such as mathematics, physics and norwegian or equivalent, may not form part of the 120 study credits.

More on the course



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


Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: Assignment

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





Room Building Number of candidates
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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