spring 2020

BED-2208 Dissertation in Business Administration - 10 ECTS

Last changed: 05.03.2020

The course is provided by

Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics


Tromsø | Harstad |

Type of course

The course can be taken as a singular course for exchange students. To register for the course, students must have completed at least 60 ECTS credits in business administration.

Course content

The course is individually designed. The student will propose a topic and relevant literature. The proposal is discussed and approved by a supervisor who will provide advice on the work with the thesis throughout the semester.

Objectives of the course

Students who have successfully completed the course should have achieved the following learning outcomes:

Knowledge and comprehension:

  • relevant theoretical concepts and ideas
  • relevant empirical applications

Skills: The course should prepare the student to:

  • work independently on relevant problems and questions


  • The student should be able to read, understand and present relevant business administration models and results

Language of instruction


Teaching methods

The teaching is based on supervision.


Term paper (100%) The term paper has to be written in English. There will be no re-sit exam arranged for this course. The term paper will be graded utilizing a scale from A - F will whereby A is the best grade and F is failed.

Date for examination

Term paper hand in date 29.05.2020

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced in the StudentWeb early in May and early in November.