SANT2900 - Bachelor Essay - Social Anthropology


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Bachelor's Thesis
Grade: Letters

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

Course content

How do you write an anthropological text? Through writing a bachelor degree’s essay, you are challenged to transpose into an anthropological text, the knowledge and skills you have developed throughout the program. The essay should meet common norms and standards for inductive reasoning and argumentation, and the use of references and citations. The essay should be on a topic of your own choice. The course is mandatory to obtain a bachelor’s degree in social anthropology.

Learning outcome

Upon completing a bachelor degree’s essay in social anthropology, you have developed basic skills to formulate a research topic, and identify and review literature relevant for the topic. You have developed some basic skills to critically compare and discuss anthropological literature. In addition, you have learned about citations and reference systems within the social sciences.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, seminars and supervision.

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved research question

Further on evaluation

The grade will be based on an essay (approx 6000 words). Deadline for submission of the essay is May 15.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge

Minimum 60 credits in courses from Social Anthropology. The required previous knowledge must be fulfilled to be admitted to the course.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SANT2000 7.5 01.09.2011
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Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

No.of lecture hours: 2

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Anthropology
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Social Anthropology



Examination arrangement: Bachelor's Thesis

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

Release 2020-11-09

Submission 2020-11-16

Release 10:00

Submission 12:00

Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100

Release 2021-05-11

Submission 2021-05-18

Release 10:00

Submission 12:00

Room Building Number of candidates
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