MATV3006 - Bachelor Thesis


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Bachelor thesis + oral presentation
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Bachelor thesis + oral presentation 100/100

Course content

Current project proposals are provided through the department's research and development work, external partners and from the student's own proposals. The course gives an introduction to project planning, research and development, report writing, source criticism and presentation methodology.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: K1 The candidate can plan and complete a project work according to research ethics guidelines and common project management principles, K2 The candidate can use professional knowledge and skills acquired in the study to delve into the topic area of the thesis, K3 The candidate can use scientific databases to search for literature and obtain other relevant information, K4 The candidate has knowledge of research and innovation as a promoter for sustainable development in the food sector

Skills: F1 The candidate shows critical reflection with regard to own work and use of sources, F2 The candidate shows independence in his/her work and ability to collaborate with supervisors, fellow students and project partners, F3 The candidate can communicate own work in a scientific way

Learning methods and activities

The Bachelor thesis is conducted in groups of maximum 3 students. The group size can be adjusted in relation to the task and to ensure feasibility. Each group is assigned a main supervisor. The main emphasis of the teaching takes place through supervision. A few lectures are given (see academic content). Hours: Lectures (5 hours), Bachelor Thesis Seminar (6 hours), Independent project work, including assignment writing (ca. 400 hours/student).

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory work requirements

Further on evaluation

The course has 3 mandatory work requirements: Project plan, Bachelor thesis seminar, and a poster presenting the thesis, all of which must be passed. The basis for assessment is a written bachelor thesis, and an oral presentation/examination. The written thesis is the basis for grading, but the oral presentation/examination may adjust the final grade. In case of documented significant mismatch between the individual students' contribution, the grade can be differentiated between the group members. New/postponed exam after further agreement.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Food Science, Technology and Sustainability (MTMAT)

Required previous knowledge

Admission to the course requires admission to the study program Bachelor in Food Science, Technology and Sustainability (NTNU, Trondheim). The student cannot be short of more than 15 credits in relation to normal study progression to start the bachelor's thesis.

Course materials

Information is given at semester start.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TMAT3004 15.0 AUTUMN 2021
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Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim , Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Food Subjects


Examination arrangement: Bachelor thesis + oral presentation

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Bachelor thesis + oral presentation 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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