Bachelor thesis


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The bachelor thesis must include relevant theories and models from constituent subjects within the BSc programme in Economics and Business Administration.

Learning objectives


The student must through the module obtain knowledge about:

  • The bachelor thesis must demonstrate that the student possesses research-based knowledge of theory, method and practice within the fields of economics and business administration and social sciences.

  • Demonstrating insight into theory, scientific methods and practices.


The student must through the module obtain skills in:

  • Planning and conducting a theoretical and/or empirical analysis

  • The student must be able to critically assess the selected theories and models and the empirical analyses in relation to the problem statement of the project.

  • Demonstrating skills within problem-oriented project work, interdisciplinary method and the application of scientific methods and tools – including relevant scientific literature.

  • Evaluating theoretical and practical problems and substantiating and selecting appropriate models of analysis and solution.

  • Demonstrating skills in project management and in communicating scientific research problems and solution models orally and in writing.


The student must through the module obtain competences to:

  • Managing complex and development-oriented situations and engaging independently in discipline- related and interdisciplinary cooperation with a professional approach.

  • Identifying own learning needs and organising own learning in a variety of learning environments.

  • Demonstrating cognitive ability for critical thinking, analysis and synthesis. This includes the ability to identify assumptions, evaluate statements on the basis of scientific evidence, detect false logic or reasoning, identify implicit values, define concepts and take a critical stance to generalisations.

  • Effective problem-solving and decision-making through the application of relevant qualitative and quantitative skills.



Name of examBachelor thesis
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleBacheloropgave
Module codeBAEBA201719
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerBachelor of Science (BSc) in Economics and Business Administration
Study BoardStudy Board of Economics and Business Administration
DepartmentAalborg University Business School
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities