Course code B15-DS

B15-DS Bachelor's Thesis

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Teachers: Ian Bryceson, Kirsti Stuvøy
ECTS credits: 15
Faculty: Department of International Environment and Development Studies
Course frequency: Spring and Autumn parallel. Recommended semester is spring - information meeting is provided to students writing on spring semester.
First time: 2015H
Course contents:

This paper is among your final tasks to complete your degree, and a chance to use and demonstrate some of the knowledge, skills and understanding you have acquired.  The point of the bachelor paper is to demonstrate your ability to

·         work independently

·         identify a relevant issue/topic

·         find literature about it (theory as well as empirical data)

·         critically analyze it and present your findings

Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:


1.2/15.9 (spring/autumn) deadline for thesis registration and withdrawal in studentweb

15.5/15.12 deadline for submission


Contract for bachelor thesis must be submitted to Fronter in February/September, depending on the semester the student is writing his/her thesis.

Entrance requirements:
Open for students enrolled in Bachelor in Environment and Development Studies (B-DS)
External examiner is used for bachelor thesis
Examination details: Term paper: A - E / Ikke bestått