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Bachelor Thesis Seminar

level of course unit

1. Study cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students:
• are able to independently collect, interpret and critically reflect on data with the help of a self-chosen scientific methodology. They are able to work out and develop arguments and solutions to problems.
• are able to present results in a comprehensible way and according to scientific standards within the framework of the Bachelor thesis.
• are able to organize the entire working and development process independently.
• are able to independently prepare and learn knowledge and skills from cross-connections of the study contents for the final Bachelor examination.

prerequisites and co-requisites

Contents from all courses with links to the topic of the Bachelor thesis of the entire degree program, especially Science, Research and Publishing, Scientific Topics in IBS and BA-Camp

course contents

• Advancing the knowledge of scientific work with regard to the development and implementation of a research design as well as the structuring of the editing pro-cess.
• Regular meetings to discuss the current status and progress of the Bachelor thesis with the accompanying academic supervision
• Information on the final Bachelor examination

recommended or required reading

• Ebster, Claus; Stalzer, Lieselotte.: Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftler. UTB (in the current edition)
• Nicol, Natascha; Albrecht, Rolf: Scientific work with Word. Addison Wesley (in the current edition)
• as well as literature depending on the chosen topic of the Bachelor thesis and the chosen method

assessment methods and criteria

Bachelor Thesis

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Blended Learning

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name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) Dr. Peter Dietrich

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