KLAS2000 - Bachelor's Thesis in Classical Studies


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Bachelor thesis
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Bachelor thesis 100/100 1 semesters

Course content

The bachelor thesis is a written piece of work on a Greek or Latin text either in the original language (Classics), or in translation (Ancient civilization) that is chosen under the guidance of a supervisor. The Classics thesis should include a translation of the text that is chosen. Both theses should make use of the commentary tradition that belongs to the chosen text in question, if it exists.

Alternatively, it is possible to describe a document in Latin or Greek at the Gunnerus-library, chosen under the guidance of a supervisor.

A final option is the possibility of work experience placement under the guidance of a supervisor.

Learning outcome

Students are expected to have the following learning outcome:


  • The student should acquire good knowledge of the chosen text from the point of view of methods and scholarly tools belonging to the studies of Classics and Ancient civilization


  • The student knows how to acquire knowledge about the commentary-tradition of a chosen text, where it exists
  • The student is able to describe central problems, assess different arguments and draw well founded conclusions according to the scholarly tradition of Classics and Ancient civilization

Learning methods and activities

Supervision, tutorials and writing of thesis.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
History (BHIST) - some programmes

Required previous knowledge

Must be admitted to BHIST in Ancient civilization or the bachelor programme of Classics, and completed the following courses:

Ancient civilization: ANT1101, ANT1102, ANT1103/ANT1003, LAT1001

Classics: LAT1001, LAT1002, LAT1003, LAT1004, LAT1005, LAT1006, KLAS2001, KLAS2002

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Classical Civilization
  • Greek
  • Latin


Examination arrangement: Bachelor thesis

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS Bachelor thesis 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Bachelor 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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