TKJE3001 - Bachelor Thesis Chemistry


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letter grades

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

Course content

The Bachelor's thesis is carried out within the course's subject areas and according to the handbook for bachelor thesis.

Learning outcome


  • The candidate has in-depth knowledge of a selected topic in chemistry
  • The candidate has knowledge of research and development work within the topic


  • The Candidate can identify, formulate and solve a relevant engineering problem
  • The candidate can apply knowledge and relevant results from research and development work to solve theoretical, technical and practical problems within the topic of the bachelor thesis and justify their choices
  • The candidate can use engineering methods and be able to work methodically
  • The cadidate can document and disseminate engineering work
  • The candidate can plan and carry out engineering work

General competence

  • The candidate can disseminates professional knowledge to various target groups both in writing and orally in Norwegian and English
  • The candidate has insight into scientific honesty and understanding of ethical issues
  • The candidate has insight into the environmental, health, social and economic consequences of products and solutions within their field and can put these in an ethical perspective and a life cycle perspective
  • The candidate integrates previously acquired knowledge and is able to acquire new knowledge in solving a problem

Learning methods and activities

Conducted in groups of 2-3 students

The working form is as described in the bachelor's manual and is an independent student-driven project work. Expected time spent is 550-600 hours of project work.

Compulsory assignments

  • Pre-project
  • Documentation of project management
  • Oral presentation (english)
  • Poster

Further on evaluation

All compulsory work requirements must be approved in order to submit the bachelor's thesis.

The bachelor thesis and any product are assessed as a whole. Group grades are used on a scale of A - F.

If the bachelor thesis is assessed as failed or grade F, the student (s) must submit a new answer. Improvement / reworking is not sufficient. The thesis can present the same topic area with the same empirical / data basis. A bachelor's thesis that has been assessed as passed cannot be submitted for a new assessment, even in a revised form. It is not possible to voluntarily repeat the bachelor thesis. Digital submission and possibly in paper format.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Chemistry - Engineering (FTHINGKJ)

Required previous knowledge

Study rights requirements. Admission to the course is subject to study law at Bachelor of Engineering, in Chemistry , NTNU, Trondheim. To start the bachelor's thesis in engineering, the student must have passed a minimum of 110 credits of 120 study-oriented credits from the first two years of engineering education. These 110 credits must include the study plan 60 credits from the first year of study.

Course materials

Handbook for the bachelor thesis. Candidates themselves will find other literature.

More on the course



Version: A
Credits:  20.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Biotechnology
  • Engineering Subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Materials Science and Engineering


Examination arrangement: Assignment

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