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BIO-2203 Bachelor's Thesis in Biology - 20 stp


The course is administrated by

Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics

Type of course

This course is reserved for bachelorstudents at the studyprogram: Biologi, klima og miljø and Miljøledelse og forurensningsbiologi and lektorutdanning med biologi som studieretning. The course is also available to exchange students at a biology study program.

Course contents

The bachelor thesis intend to bring students into contact with issues and research within a certain discipline. It is very important that you as a students choose a topic that you are truly interested in. Writing a bachleor´s thesis requires a certain amount of independent effort. The thesis may consist of a literarure review on previous research and/or practical/experimental work. It assumes knowledge of basic courses in biology, as well as knowledge in courses that are relevant to the field of study.

Application deadline

Exchange students and Fulbright students: 1 October for the spring semester and 15 April for the autumn semester.

Admission requirements

The course requires basic knowledge in biology and ecology at university level. Basic knowledge in chemistry and mathematics is an advantage.

International applicants: Higher Education Entrance Qualification and certified language requirements in English. A list of the requirements for the Higher Education Entrance Qualification in Norway can be found on the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education website - nokut.no  


Objective of the course

The purpose of the thesis is that the student should learn how to:


Language of instruction

English. The bachelor`s assignment may be written either in English or a Scandinavian language.

Teaching methods

Individual studies and supervision.

a href="https://uit.no/Content/430391/Guidelines%20for%20writing%20a%20bachelor%20thesis%20at%20the%20Department%20of%20arctic%20and%20marine%20biology.pdf ">Guidelines for writing a bachelor thesis


Assessment

Deadlines for handing in the bachelor`s assignment: June 1 (spring semester) and December 15. (autumn semester). Grades: A-F, F is failed.

The assignment should be:


Course overlap

BIO-2203 Bachelor's Thesis in Biology 20 stp

Recommended reading/syllabus

The student are responsible to find litterature relevant for the thesis. The student will also get guidance from the supervisor finding relevant litterature.Guidelines for writing a bachelor thesis