KULMI2200 - Work Placement and Bachelor's Thesis in Cultural Heritage


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment/thesis
Grade: Letter grades

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

Course content

This course combines a period of work placement with the writing of a Bachelor's thesis that marks the end of the BA degree i Cultural Heritage Management. The work placement lasts for ca 4 weeks and the thesis should be between 15 and 20 pages.

The course is closely tied to different institutions connected to practical work in the cultural heritage sector. The content of the project work will vary according to the different cooperating institutions and the interests of the individual student. The thesis will be written under supervision.

Learning outcome

A candidate who passes this course is expected to have the following learning outcome according to the course curriculum, defined as knowledge and skills:


The candidate:

  • Has in her/his practical training in a relevant institution to some extent been familiarized with the organization and working methods in one part of practical cultural heritage work.
  • Has by writing her/his bachelor's thesis demonstrated broad knowledge of one particular field of cultural heritage.


The candidate:

  • Has through her/his work placement acquired experience in being a part of practical cultural heritage work, and have some training in working with specific tasks.
  • Has by writing her/his bachelor's thesis been trained in applying theory in discussing issues in practical cultural heritage work.
  • Has experience in producing a text that meets academic standards.

Learning methods and activities

The teaching combines individual supervision with group seminars.

Compulsory assignments

  • Work placement
  • Supervision

Further on evaluation

Students writes a Bachelor thesis that will be graded. Final grade will be set after the oral exam. The initial grading of the Bachelor thesis can be adjusted after the oral exam.

In addition, all students must have completed their work placement and received supervision from their supervisor.

Specific conditions

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

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Cultural Heritage (BKULMI)

Required previous knowledge

Admission to the BA program in Cultural Heritage Management and completion of five semesters of this program.

Course materials

The students will, with the assistance of their supervisor, find relevant literature for their thesis by themselves. In some cases, the students can also create/collect their own data. In addition, students are expected to find relevant literature related to the writing of academic texts.

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Cultural Heritage Management
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Historical and Classical Studies


Examination arrangement: Assignment/thesis

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