Syllabus for Degree Project in the Nursing Programme

Examensarbete i sjuksköterskeprogrammet


  • 15 credits
  • Course code: 3SJ550
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Caring Sciences G2E
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G)
  • Established: 2016-05-03
  • Established by: The Board of the Nursing Programmes
  • Revised: 2018-01-17
  • Revised by: The Board of the Nursing Programmes
  • Applies from: Autumn 2018
  • Entry requirements:

    Passed courses from the terms 1, 2 and 3 and 7,5 credits from term 4 (total 97,5 credits).

  • Responsible department: Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences


In the degree project is included:

- preparation of a project plan

- implementation of project work and compilation/documentation of a scientific report based on passed project plan

- to defend and discuss own work and review and discuss critically another student's scientific work at a seminar

- presentation of the scientific work in poster or oral seminar



The degree project is an individual assignment and is carried out in a group of two or independently with supervision support. It should appear what each of the students have contributed with during the implementation of the work.


To pass the degree project the examiner requires passed project plan, passed scientific report and implementation of the scientific work, passed reviewing another student's degree project and passed poster or oral presentation of the scientific work.

Other directives

A complete, unbound and single sided copy of the approved thesis must be submitted to the course administrator for archiving. You should also register your essay in the Digital Scientific Archive (DIVA), either abstract/summary or the full essay. These two things must be done before registration of the course can be done.

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: Autumn 2022

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

  • Björk, Jonas Praktisk statistik för medicin och hälsa

    Första upplagan: Stockholm: Liber, [2020]

    Find in the library


  • Polit, Denise F.; Beck, Cheryl Tatano Nursing Research : generating and assessing evidence for nursing practice

    Eleventh edition. International edition: Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer, [2021]

    Find in the library


  • Sandman, Lars; Kjellström, Sofia Etikboken : etik för vårdande yrken

    Andra upplagan: Lund: Studentlitteratur, [2018]

    Find in the library


  • Steenfeldt, Vibeke Östergaard Bidstrup Jörgensen, Birgit Omvårdnadsteori som referensram : i forskning och utveckling

    1. uppl.: Stockholm: Liber, 2012

    Find in the library


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