Bachelor's thesis in biology

Study Board of Science

Teaching language: Danish or English depending on the teacher, but English if international students are enrolled
EKA: N100005102
Assessment: Second examiner: External
Grading: 7-point grading scale
Offered in: Odense
Offered in: Autumn, Spring
Level: Bachelor

STADS ID (UVA): N100005101
ECTS value: 10

Date of Approval: 28-03-2018

Duration: 1 semester

Version: Archive


A supervisor contract and project statement must be handed in.

Submission is conducted electronically via Submission must take place no later than 1 week after the semester has started, but it is recommended, that it is handed in as soon as possible. The contract must be approved by supervisor, study committee and the head of studies.
Please note: If the project is carried out in a group, only one joint contract is to be handed in, stating the names of all group members.

Be aware that it is not possible to fill in the form after deadline of submission, since the application system will shut down. The system will reopen in connection with the next course registration, then you can fill out the form for the next semester.

The bachelor's project must contain an abstract of the contents of the report, cf. "Eksamensbekendtgørelsen" (statutory order of examinations) section 24, subsection 2. If the report is written in Danish, the abstract must be in English. If the report is written in English, the abstract must be in Danish.
Read more about guidelines for bachelor project in biology (only in Danish)..

04015601 (former UVA) is identical with this course description. 

Entry requirements


Academic preconditions


Course introduction

See Danish version

Expected learning outcome

After the completion of the project, the student can:
  • Identify and formulate biological issues and plan the gathering of experimental and/or theoretical knowledge for their solution,
  • analyse and apply the obtained research-based knowledge,
  • explain the scientific theories and models applied,
  • evaluate and generalise own results based on existing knowledge
  • structure and manage the implementation of a biological project, and generate results that match the time invested.


The subject of the project is determined in collaboration with a supervisor, and the project description is approved as part of the bachelor’s project contract by the supervisor, the department, and the study board.

The bachelor’s project includes:
  • The independent delimitation, solution, and discussion of a biological issue.
  • Supplemental studies within one or more fields of science relevant to the solution of the project.

Further information concerning the selection, structure, implementation, and completion of the project may be found in ”Guide til Bachelorprojekter på Biologisk Institut” on the department’s homepage.


See Blackboard for syllabus lists and additional literature references.

Examination regulations

Exam element a)


Deadline - ordinary exam
Deadline for bachelor's projects in the spring semester is 1 June.
Deadline for bachelor's projects in the autumn semester is 1 January.

Deadline - reexam
Deadline for handing in projects in the reexam period for winter examination is 1 march at the latest.
Deadline for handing in projects in the reexam period for summer examination is 31 august.






Second examiner: External


7-point grading scale


Full name and SDU username


Normally, the same as teaching language

Examination aids


ECTS value


Additional information

The bachelor's project may be carried out in groups of no more than 4 students. If the project is carried out in a group, the report will be part of the assessment at an individual oral examination at a later date. The report may be written in Danish or English.

Indicative number of lessons

hours per semester

Teaching Method

As a student one can expect a half to one hour of supervision a week.


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Administrative Unit

Biologisk Institut

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