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Bachelor's Degree Thesis in Business Administration

A bachelor’s degree thesis is an academic work based on scientific studies of a selected research area.

The course consists of the following main parts:

• theoretical and empirical research studies

• studies of methods, methodology and theories of social science

• writing and presenting preparatory assignments, peer reviews and a degree project

The overall purpose of a bachelor’s thesis is to give the student basic training in thinking, working and writing scientifically – to apply scientific, methodological and theoretical concepts and perspectives on a problem based on previous research.

  • Course structure

    Teaching format

    The teaching consists of lectures, seminars, tutorials, field work, and the writing of a thesis. requires a significant portion of self-study on the part of students.

    The course workload is 400 hours, equivalent to 15 credits.

    As a rule, the thesis is written in a group of three. If specific and valid reasons exist, the course director decides whether an exception should be made to allow the thesis to be written in a group of two.

    The language of instruction is Swedish or English.

    Teaching takes place on campus and online.

    For more detailed course information, see the study guide, published on the learning platform no later than one month before the course commences.


    Assessment for the course will be continuous and is carried throughout the different course activities. The two assessment tasks are weighted in relation to their importance in the overall assessment of the course. The student’s results from the two assessment tasks are added up to a total course score that will then translate into the final grade for the course.


  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Contact

    Course Coordinator: Alexandra Himmlegaard
    Head of Course: Svante Schriber