cod. 14250

Academic year 2018/19
3° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Prova finale per settore senza discipline (PROFIN_S)
Per la prova finale
Type of training activity
Language/Final test
75 hours
of face-to-face activities
3 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
in - - -

Learning objectives

It is aimed at evalutating the student's ability to work autonomously, his/her making judgements, his/her communication skills and his/her learning skills.


Students should have first passed all the exams in their study plan

Course unit content

The final exam consists of the discussion of the bachelor thesis in front of a Committee composed by 7 teachers from the University of Parma.

Full programme

The final exam consists of the discussion of the bachelor thesis in front of a Committee composed by 7 teachers from the University of Parma.


Scientific texts proposed by the advisor

Teaching methods

Discussions with the advisor during the preparation of the bachelor thesis.

Assessment methods and criteria

The final exam consists of the discussion of an original work in front of a Committee composed of 7 professors of the University of Parma. The President of the Committee must be chosen among the Committee's professors, usually giving preference to the Dean of the Department or to the Chair of the Study Course, or to the first-class Professor with the highest seniority. The admission rating for the Bachelor's Degree is given by the weighted average for credits earned in the exams. The score of the thesis is between 0 and 6 points, at the discretion of the Commission, if a final report is submitted; if the student chooses for the brief summary the score is between 0 and 3 at the discretion of the Commission. In awarding the score, the
Commission evaluates, in addition to the cultural content of the thesis, the candidate's achievement of the following indicators: • autonomy of judgment • communicative skills • learning ability In addition to the score awarded to the thesis, students who graduate within 3 academic years of enrollment have a 2-point bonus, while students who graduate within 4 academic years from enrollment have a 1-point bonus. There is also a bonus of up to two points for study activities (not even within the Erasmus + program) carried out abroad, assessed on the basis of duration and qualification. The student who wishes to apply for the bonus will have to ask the referent for the internationalization of the Study Course, at least 15 days before the session, by submitting the documentation attesting the study abroad.Laude must be unanimously approved by the Commission. The graduation vote is expressed in 110 points and is communicated at the ceremony of proclamation. At the final exam 3 CFUs are awarded. The student demonstrates the results of the work at the graduate session, with a slide presentation of approximately 15 minutes.

Other information

The bachelor thesis may be a manuscript, or a technical project combined (or not) with a manuscript, or an electronic work combined (or not) with a manuscript. Students may decide not to present the manuscript and opt for a brief summary of at least four pages for the Committee. This summary must be drawn up using a template prepared by the Study Council and uploaded on the official page of the Degree Course. The final work has to be drawn up under the guidance of an advisor, and can consist of discussing a theoretical argument or solving a specific problem or describing a work project or an experience in a company, in a lab, in a school. The manuscript, if presented, must be bound so that the pages are not replaceable; In particular, spiral binding is not permitted.