TEGN2010 - Bachelor`s thesis in Norwegian Sign Language and/ or interpreting


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Bachelor thesis
Grade: Letter grades

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

Course content

Specialization through a literature review of theme within Norwegian Sign Langauage and/or interpreting that the students select

Learning outcome


- can delineate a theme and define a problem

- have basic knowledge of some relevant research methods

- have detailed knowledge within a defined field of study (the theme of the thesis)

- can find and evaluate relevant information and subject material and present it so that it illuminates a theme

- can present and discuss theoretical knowledge and practical experiences connected to a delineated problem within a theme

- can plan and conduct a project lasting over time in cooperation with others and in accordance with ethical demands and guidelines

- can present the subject matter in an academic text and refer correctly to academic sources used

Learning methods and activities

  • Lectures, group work, examinations of source material, field work and supervision from teacher. .
  • Approved obligatory assignments are valid for 2 semesters (the semester in which the approval is given, plus the following semester). All obligatory assignments must be completed in the same semester.

Compulsory assignments

  • Written assignment
  • Written assignment
  • Attendance

Further on evaluation

An individual bachelor thesis must consist of approximately 7000- 8000 words, excluding references and appendices. Students writing group theses, must consult with the course teacher regarding number of words. All aids allowed. It is not possible to write a bachelor's thesis in semesters where this course is not taught/no supervision is offered. Students who wish to retake the course to improve their grade, must submit a new thesis on a new topic.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Norwegian Sign Language (LTBATGTOLK)

Required previous knowledge

Completed the second year of the BA-program in Norwegian Sign Language, specialization interpreting or specialization Norwegian Sign Language, except Examen Philosophicum. Requires admission to the BA-program in Norwegian Sign Language.

Course materials

The reading list will be announced at the beginning of the semester

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
4TOLK3E13 15.0 AUTUMN 2019
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian, Norwegian Sign Language

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Norwegian Sign Language and Interpreting
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature


Examination arrangement: Bachelor thesis

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Bachelor thesis 100/100 ALLE





Room Building Number of candidates
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