LBAS3004 - Bachelor's Thesis in Archives and Collections Management


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Bachelor thesis
Grade: Letter grades

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

Course content

The bachelor dissertation is a supervised, independent work of research and writing in the field of archives and collection management. Students base their dissertation work on knowledge gained in previous courses. Topics are chosen according to interest and relevance, in agreement with a supervisor. The student is expected to work independently, thereby developing skills of planning, executing, and finishing a piece of academic work.

Learning outcome


The student

  • has in-depth knowledge about his or her chosen topic
  • knows terms and concepts, methods and theories presented throughout the program, especially those relevant to his or her dissertation


The student

  • can identify and articulate basic research questions within the scope of a chosen topic, and can qualify how these are relevant to his or her particular work
  • can delimit a piece of written academic work, and can justify his or her choices
  • masters the rules of academic writing
  • has good language and communication skills
  • has good analytical and methodical skills

General competence

The student

  • can write a coherent academic account and present valid arguments in the area of archives and collections management
  • knows and can apply basic prinsiples of academic writing, such as accountability, accuracy, and criticism
  • can discuss own work in light of prior research
  • has the skills necessary to find relevant information and literature to carry out an academic study within certain parameters

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, seminars and written assignments. If practice institutions wish to use BA students for e.g. reporting, registration, making available or dissemination work, we will facilitate collaboration and that the result of the student work can be assessed as part of the BA thesis.

Compulsory assignments

  • Several thesis drafts
  • Seminar attendance

Further on evaluation

Mandatory activities

1. Multiple drafts for Bachelor thesis. Submission of several drafts for the bachelor thesis.

2. Seminar. Attendance on supervision meetings.

Compulsory activities are assessed as approved / not approved and must be approved before the student can sit for the exam in the course.


Bachelor thesis.

In case of a failed grade, an improved assignment may be submitted for assessment one time.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Archives, Museums and Records Management (LTARKIV)

Course materials

The course reading list will be published on Blackboard at the beginning of term. Minor changes to the list may occur during term.

More on the course



Version: A
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)
  • Social Sciences
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Teacher Education


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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