KLS 3685 Bachelor Thesis - Creative Industries Management

KLS 3685 Bachelor Thesis - Creative Industries Management

Course code: 
KLS 3685
Department: 
Communication and Culture
Credits: 
15
Course coordinator: 
Terje Gaustad
Product category: 
Bachelor
Portfolio: 
Bachelor of Creative Industries Management - Programme Courses
Semester: 
2020 Spring
Active status: 
Active
Teaching language: 
Norwegian
Course type: 
One semester
Introduction

The bachelor thesis is a major independent piece of work in which the students are to demonstrate that they are able to approach a problem and take an overall responsibility for solving it in a productive way. The bachelor thesis constitutes a compulsory part of the study programme. It is to be written in groups of two to three students who are to cooperate on the thesis. In special cases a student may be granted the right to complete the thesis on his/her own.

Learning outcomes - Knowledge

The student is to be able to master theories, the scientific use of concepts and the use of methods in one or more of the following fields:

  • Organization and management of cultural institutions and projects
  • Marketing in the cultural sector
  • Industry-specific challenges in the music, film, book, gallery and museum sectors
  • Cultural sponsoring and cooperation between culture and business
  • Culture-based location development
  • Cultural politics
     
Learning outcomes - Skills

The student is expected to be able to solve a concrete problem in the cultural area. The student is expected to be able to analyze and reflect on the chosen problem. The student is expected to be able to apply the acquired knowledge critically and analytically. The student is expected to be able to draw conclusions on the basis of theoretical work and empirical data.

General Competence

Through the bachelor thesis the students are to develop respect for scientific and cultural values, so that after the completion of the programme they have the necessary foundation for honest and trustworthy behaviour in academic and professional contexts.

Course content

Students must have in-depth knowledge of their specialization area in cultural management. They must also possess basic knowledge of social science method.

Teaching and learning activities

Students are expected to assume an independent responsibility for the work on the bachelor thesis. A condition for supervision and seminars, therefore, is that the students are prepared for these sessions as a basis for discussions and guidance. 

Students have to complete a registration form which states their topic of choice. After that, a supervisor is assigned to the student. The course is completed in one semester and includes both seminars and supervision. See also guidelines for the writing of bachelor theses.

The teaching includes four seminars. For each seminar the students must normally prepare and give a presentation and/or hand in relevant material in advance. 

Up to three hours of individual supervision are offered for each thesis. The seminars are compulsory. Students who have not participated in the seminars and/or have not submitted relevant documentation, must expect to be called in for an interview.

Software tools
No specified computer-based tools are required.
Qualifications

Higher Education Entrance Qualification.

Required prerequisite knowledge

The students must have in-depth knowledge of their specialization area in cultural management. They must also possess basic knowledge of social science method.

Exam categoryWeightInvigilationDurationGroupingComment exam
Exam category:
Submission
Form of assessment:
Written submission
Exam code:
KLS36851
Grading scale:
ECTS
Grading rules:
Internal and external examiner
Resit:
Examination when next scheduled course
100No1 Semester(s)Group/Individual (1 - 3)Group theses are recommended. The students may be called in for an interview to defend the thesis.
Exams:
Exam category:Submission
Form of assessment:Written submission
Weight:100
Invigilation:No
Grouping (size):Group/Individual (1-3)
Duration:1 Semester(s)
Comment:Group theses are recommended. The students may be called in for an interview to defend the thesis.
Exam code:KLS36851
Grading scale:ECTS
Resit:Examination when next scheduled course
Type of Assessment: 
Ordinary examination
Total weight: 
100
Student workload
ActivityDurationComment
Teaching on Campus
2 Hour(s)
Other in classroom
2 Hour(s)
Participation in the library information session
Prepare for teaching
20 Hour(s)
Preparation for seminars (reading, writing)
Group work / Assignments
30 Hour(s)
Preparation of hand-ins during the course
Other in classroom
8 Hour(s)
Participation in seminars, 4 x 2 hours
Counselling
4 Hour(s)
Participation in search workshop in the library
Student's own work with learning resources
331 Hour(s)
Work on the thesis
Counselling
3 Hour(s)
Individual supervision
Sum workload: 
400

A course of 1 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of 26-30 hours. Therefore a course of 15 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of at least 400 hours.