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Independent thesis Tourism Management

This is the study programme for 2019/2020. It is subject to change.

The bachelor thesis is the final part of the study program.
The thesis is an independent study in which one should use the knowledge gained in the program.The thesis work gives the student training in critical problem formulation as well as presentation and writing skills. In addition, students will gain training in documenting and citing academic material to illustrate or solve the selected problem.
An information meeting will be held during fall semester (in the fifth semester) with presentation of relevant topics and themes. It is possible to write assignments in collaboration with industry.
Students should have completed a required course in methodology and seminar before they submit a project plan. The project plan is approved by the supervisor.

Learning outcome

Knowledge :
Through the work with the bachelor thesis, studens should be able to:
  • explain technical issues within the chosen topic
  • acquire depth expertise in the chosen topic

Skills :
Through the work with the bachelor thesis, students should be able to:
  • construct a research question and work systematically
  • select and apply relevant theory
  • select appropriate method in relation to the issues
  • demonstrate understanding and application of the relevant method

General competence:
Through the work with the bachelor thesis, students should be able to:
  • communicate their scientific contributions in written form through the requirements of a scientific publication.


It is estimated a working time of one term to write a thesis in accordance with the number of points given. The students can work independently or in groups up to four members. One has to choose a theme within the speciality branch one is a part of.
The school will arrange an information meeting in the autumn (the fifth term), prior to the writing term. Rules and theme suggestions will then be presented, and one will also hand out registration forms.
The students take contact with their personal supervisor. The theme of the thesis must be approved before the work may proceed.

Required prerequisite knowledge

The first two years of the bachelor program must be approved before they can start work on the bachelor thesis.


Weight Duration Marks Aid
Written assignment1/11 A - FAll.

Coursework requirements

Writing- and method seminar, Library cource

Course teacher(s)

Course teacher
Marit Gunda Gundersen Engeset, Åsa Helen Grahn , Olga Gjerald , Leif Selstad , Kai Victor Hansen , Tone Therese Linge , Øystein Jensen , Jens Kristian Steen Jacobsen, Truls Eric Johan Engström
Course coordinator
Åse Helene Bakkevig Dagsland
Håvard Hansen

Method of work

Independent or group work.

Open to

Tourism Management - Bachelor's Degree Programme


Literatur will be published as soon as it has been prepared by the course coordinator/teacher

This is the study programme for 2019/2020. It is subject to change.

Sist oppdatert: 27.05.2020