BAC200 Research project (10 ECTS) 

Course facts

Course code
Course title
Research project
Course language
Previous knowledge about topic of own choice. Assessed by the supervisor responsible for each student.


The essay aims to provide the student with the opportunity to study a topic of one's own choice in depth. It is expected that the student seeks deeper knowledge of relevant literature and utilizes this in a discussion about the research topic.

This will give the student a possibility to improve his or her understanding of one of the subjects chosen in the exchange program.

Learning outcomes

After the course, the student shall be able to

  • work independently on a sports related topic.
  • produce a written academic text that portrays the topic in a logical and analytical fashion.

Learning styles and activities

The subject and research question of the essay must be approved by a supervisor within a given deadline. The essay will be a study of literature and work with research data analyses, not a paper of one's own philosophy or opinions.

Each student will be given 6 hours of guidance by a supervisor.


Individual written essay of a maximum of 6000 words, in addition to table of contents, reference list and possible attachments.

The essay will be graded pass-fail.

Core material

The student is expected to find approximately 500 pages of scientific literature in cooperation with a supervisor.