Fundamentals of Academic Research

General approach to the composition of academic papers: - Requirements regarding formal criteria and content - Phrasing a hypothesis - Drafting a disposition - Planning the academic research process - Differences between qualitative and quantitative approaches - Formal structure and formatting of an academic paper (e.g. in MS Word) - Research, preparation and citation of academic sources - general overview and evaluation of academic sources - applied introduction to online research with a focus on course-relevant topics - Plagiarism issues - Presentation of results

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

slides and practice examples

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures, Excursion to a libraray, Writing a disposition

Assessment methods and criteria

Take Home

Prerequisites and co-requisites

none

Infos

Degree programme

Banking and Finance (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

3.00

Language of instruction

German

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

4 SS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

After the successful completion of this course the students will be able to independently and methodically carry out practice-oriented and/or academic research and to compose academic papers by means of relevant word processing programs.

Course code

0229-12-02-BB-DE-29