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Bachelor Thesis Seminar

level of course unit

first cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students develop a basic understanding regarding the preparation of an empirical Bachelor thesis with the aim of independently defining and empirically elaborating a topic from the field of sports, cultural or event management on the basis of an appropriate question.
They are able to apply fundamental concepts, theories (and the corresponding empirical findings) and empirical methods from their previous studies to their Bachelor thesis and to reflect on their approach.
Self-organization, time management, research and expression skills are expanded.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

Within the framework of the Bachelor thesis seminar, students are taught what special features empirical work entails and how to create their own empirical work. They have the opportunity to discuss and optimize their theoretical foundation, their methodical approach and their empirical implementation in the context of the Bachelor thesis in regular exchanges with the other students. The students receive recommendations and templates for the preparation of their Bachelor thesis and thus the corresponding accompanying academic supervision.

recommended or required reading

Brink, A. (2007). Anfertigung wissenschaftlicher Arbeiten im Bachelor-, Master- und Diplomstudium. 3. Auflage. München, Wien: Oldenbourg.
Hug, T. & Poscheschnik, G. (2010). Empirisch Forschen. Konstanz: UVK (UTB).
Ebster, C. & Stalzer, L. (2013). Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftler. 4. Auflage. Wien: facultas wuv (UTB).
Kruse, O. (2018). Lesen und Schreiben. Konstanz: UVK (UTB).
Kruse, O. (2017). Kritisches Denken und Argumentieren. Konstanz: UVK (UTB).
Samac, K., Prenner, M. & Schwetz, H. (2009). Die Bachelorarbeit an Universität und Fachhochschule. Wien: facultas wuv (UTB).

assessment methods and criteria

Bachelor Thesis

language of instruction

German

number of ECTS credits allocated

10

course-hours-per-week (chw)

0.5

planned learning activities and teaching methods

integrated course, case studies, discussion, group work, presentations

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

6

name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) Dr. Sibylle Moser

year of study

3

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code

bb.WIS.2

type of course unit

seminar-degree

mode of delivery

Compulsory

work placement(s)

not applicable