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Bachelor's thesis chemistry

This is the study programme for 2020/2021.

The bachelor's thesis is an independent work where you will use the knowledge you have acquired during your studies as a basis for a given task. The assignment will be carried out during the 3rd year of the 5-year Integrated Teacher Education in Science. At this point, you will have the necessary knowledge to carry out a relevant thesis for your studies.

Learning outcome

  • Have an overview over current international litterature, scientific writing and ethical norms for a specific topic and can be critical to different sources of information.
  • Demontrate an in depth insight and comprehension of a specific topic.

  • Use chemical and/or chemistry based didactical methods to elucidate and analyse a problem.
  • Have experience of literature search and scientific writing.
  • Be able to present and convey the independent work using the terminology and language of the research area.
  • Be able to describe the assignment in a clear manner and use the language of the field.
  • Can use and analyse relevant tools.
  • Be able to discuss, analyse the results and conclusion related to the problem at hand.

General Competence
  • Understand the ethical standards for scientific work.
  • Can convey the independent research work.
  • Be able to analyse relevant theoretical models or results supported by the research results.
  • Be able to reflect and critical assesment of one's own work.
  • Can defend a high ethical behaviour in an academic contex.


Through the work with the bachelor's thesis, the student will get experience with a research project where methods in chemistry and/or didactics in chemistry. The student will carry out a litterature review, practical work or adress and teaching related challenges and write a report. The methods will depend upon the specific assignment.

Required prerequisite knowledge

The student must have completed 40 ECTS credits in chemistry within the educational plan. 


Weight Duration Marks Aid
Bachelor's thesis1/1 A - FAll written and printed means are allowed. Calculators are allowed.

Course teacher(s)

Course coordinator
Roald Kommedal
Course teacher
Krista Michelle Kaster , Magne Olav Sydnes , Malcolm Andrew Kelland , Kåre Bredeli Jørgensen , Inge Christ

Method of work

Independent work with litterature. Independent guiding in the practical work and report writing.

Open to

Open to all students in the lector program in sciences with chemistry as subject 1. 


Link to reading list

This is the study programme for 2020/2021.

Sist oppdatert: 08.08.2020