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Prof. (FH) DI Dr. Martin Adam

level of course unit

Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

The graduate / the student:
* knows scientific methods
* can formulate research questions and write an exposé on a specialist topic
* can work on a specialist topic using scientific methods
* can research literature independently
* can write a scientific poster on a specialist topic

prerequisites and co-requisites

English version available soon

course contents

* Advancing the methods and approaches of scientific work
* Research design for scientific questions
* Qualitative and quantitative research methods
* Use of methods and tools
* State of the art literature research and use of citation tools e.g. Citavi
* Preparation of the exposé for the Master thesis
* Notes on the formal design of the Master thesis

recommended or required reading

Schütz M., Röbken H.; Bachelor- und Masterarbeiten verfassen: Abschlussarbeiten in Organisationen; Springer Gabler; 2020; 2nd edition
Theisen M. R.; Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten: Erfolgreich bei Bachelor- und Masterarbeit; Vahlen; 2017; 17th edition

assessment methods and criteria

Student research project

language of instruction

German

number of ECTS credits allocated

2

eLearning quota in percent

50

course-hours-per-week (chw)

1

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, individual work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

3

name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) DI Dr. Martin Adam

year of study

2. study year

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code

MA.1

type of course unit

seminar-degree

mode of delivery

Compulsory

work placement(s)

not applicable