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Bachelor's thesis mathematics LMABAC

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 Integrated Teacher Education program in Science. At this point, you will have the necessary knowledge to carry out a relevant thesis for your studies. 

Course description for study year 2021-2022

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Language of instruction

English, Norwegian

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 mathematical 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 and 
  • 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 mathematics are used. The student will carry out a litterature review, practical work, report writing. The methods will depend upon the specific assignment. Choice of project topic subject to availability of suitable supervisers.
Required prerequisite knowledge
The student must have completed 40 ECTS credits in mathematics within the educational plan. 
Form of assessment Weight Duration Marks Aid
Bacheloroppgave 1/1 A - F All written and printed means are allowed. Calculators are allowed

Course teacher(s)
Course teacher: David Ploog
Course teacher: Eirik Eik Svanes
Course teacher: Jörn Schulz
Course teacher: David Duncan Mcnutt
Course teacher: Tyson Ritter
Course teacher: Tore Selland Kleppe
Course teacher: Michal Jakub Kapustka
Course teacher: Alex Bentley Nielsen
Course teacher: Sigbjørn Hervik
Course teacher: Alexander Ulanovskii
Course coordinator: Sigbjørn Hervik
Course teacher: Alexander Rashkovskii
Course teacher: Jan Terje Kvaløy
Head of Department: Bjørn Henrik Auestad
Course teacher: Bjørn Henrik Auestad
Method of work
Independent work with litterature. Independent guiding in the practical work and report writing. 
The syllabus can be found in Leganto