The assignment will normally be carried out during the last semester of the study program. At this stage, students will have acquired the relevant academic knowledge and competence needed for accomplishing a relevant assignments.
- is able to work independently
- is able to describe the problem as presented clearly, according to the terms and expressions within the academic field
- has some experience in literature search, scientific reporting and ethical standards in the field
- is able to apply relevant theoretical models and/or studies supported by scientific research
- is familiar with and able to reason about relevant scholarly tools and techniques
- is able to give an account of the academic problem and link the conclusion to the problem
- is able to evaluate his/her own work critically
- is able to defend high moral standards in scientific, as well as other, context, thus being a good role model
- is able to exchange opinions and experiences with others and be able to participate in a scientific debate in a constructive and useful way
- is able to determine when a scientific disagreement is of a paradigmatic nature, and be able to deal with the debate accordingly
Required prerequisite knowledge
|Bachelor thesis||1/1||A - F|
A bachelor or master thesis may generally only be submitted once.
a) A second attempt may be granted if a student wishes to improve their grade. In such cases, the student may not be permitted to revise a previously submitted response, but must write a new response on a new basis
b) Upon application, a candidate who has not passed the bachelors or masters thesis may be granted a second attempt. In such cases, a reworked version of the bachelors or masters thesis may be submitted, or a completely new thesis may be submitted. This must then be submitted by the specified deadline and will count as a new exam attempt.
A bachelor´s or a master´s thesis not submitted in time will be graded Fail.
For more information:
Philosophy of science and Ethics
The essay must be submitted by March 15 Topic for essay (Philosophy of science or Ethics) will be selected randomly after the last lecture. The essay is submitted electronically using Canvas.
Grade: Pass/No pass
For students who get a no pass, an improved essay can be resubmitted within two weeks after the grades were made public. A pass is required for a student to be allowed to submit the bachelor thesis.
For students who are writing their bachelor thesis during fall, the course must be taken the previous semester. It is not possible to take the course one year early for student that is writing the bachelor thesis during the spring semester.
NOTE! Deadline for withdrawal during the spring semester is April 1st
If the essay has been passed, but the candidate wants to resubmit the bachelor thesis (because it failed or to obtain a improved grade), the pass will stand.
- Course teacher
- Guillermo Rojas Orts , Mudiyan Nirosha Damayanthi Adasooriya , Jarle Berge, Kjell Tore Fosså , Samarakoon Mudiyansele Samindi Samarakoon , Knut Erik Bang , Per Arne Bjørkum , Sudath Chaminda Siriwardane Siriwardane Arachchilage , Yaaseen Ahmad Amith , Knut Erik Teigen Giljarhus , John Charles Grønli , Samdar Kakay , Rolv Arnstein Øvrelid
- Coordinator laboratory exercises
- Einar Holven , Johan Andreas Håland Thorkaas , Martin Bae, Thor Johan Aksland
- Course coordinator
- Jasna Bogunovic Jakobsen
- Head of Department
- Tor Henning Hemmingsen
Method of work
The lectures will be 4 hour per week in week 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. It is planned to stream the lectures. The essay must be submitted by March 15 (the essay must be between 7 and 10 pages). Topic for essay (Philosophy of science or Ethics) will be selected randomly after the last lecture. The essay is submitted electronically using Canvas.
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1. The name of the writer
2. The title of the book/article/etc.
3. Infomation about the publisher.
Theory of Science and Ethics:
- Per Arne Bjørkum: Annerledestenkerne - En reise i vitenskapens historie, 3. utg. 2009
- Svein Aage Christoffersen; Handling og dømmekraft, 2012.
Sist oppdatert: 18.10.2019