B15-BIOTEK Bachelor's Thesis
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Course responsible: Lars Gustav Snipen
ECTS credits: 15
Faculty: Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science
Teaching language: EN, NO
Teaching exam periods:
The course starts in January block. The course teaching and assessment in the spring parallel.
The course starts in August block. The course teaching and assessment in the autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annual
First time: 2014H
Third-year students in the study program Bachelor in Biotechnology
Bachelor students in Biotechnology can write a bachelor thesis based on a research developed in consultation / collaboration with the supervisor (s) within one of the themes: 1) Molecular Biology 2) Biochemistry 3) Bioinformatics. The thesis is an independent academic work equivalent to a halv semester that may include literature study, laboratory work, fieldwork, processing and analyzing data. The thesis will be structured in line with academic standards. Students receive guidance in this work.
Having written an 15 credits. Bachelor's thesis, the student has gained knowledge about a specific topic and relevant theories, processes, tools and methods. The student has got skills in finding, evaluating and referring to information and present this addressing the problem. Moreover, the student gained skills in applying scientific knowledge, make reasoned choices and handels relevant professional tools, techniques and forms of expression. The student has under the guidance gained expertise in planning and conducting an independent project and dissemination of academic issues.
The student has 20 hours supervision (including assessment of the Bachelor`s thesis)
Students are encouraged to use available courses and information from the University Library and the Writing Center at NMBU.
Relevant literature identified in cooperation with the supervisor.
Completed 120 credits and good background knowledge in the relevant issue.
The completed contract between the student and the supervisor (s), with a detailed timetable, handed in at the Faculty before work on the Bachelor`s thesis can begin.
A writing assignment counts 100%. A Bachelor's thesis may have a final oral discussion as part of the assessment.
Type of course:
The student work full-time with the thesis in one quarter semester.
Internal and external examiner assesses the Bachelor's thesis and any oral discussion
Examination details: Term paper: A - E / Ikke bestått