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
Banking and Finance (Bachelor)
Language of instruction
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.