MA-Seminar

• Formulating and narrowing the research question • Literature research based on the topic of the Master thesis • Derivation of hypotheses based on the literature • Operationalisation of hypotheses • Selection and application of suitable methods to analyse and answer the research question(s) • Preparation and presentation of a research design for the Master thesis

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Atteslander, P. (2008). Methoden der empirischen Sozialforschung (12. Aufl.). Berlin: Erich Schmidt Verlag. Ebster, C. und Stalzer, L. (2017). Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftler (5. Aufl.). Wien: UTB. Häder, M. (2015). Empirische Sozialforschung. Eine Einführung (3. Aufl.). Berlin: Springer.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, discussion, presentation, writing exercises (research design), feedback, blended learning, virtual peer assessment, self-organised learning

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment, presentation and final written exam

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Modul Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten.

Infos

Degree programme

Digital HR & angewandtes Arbeitsrecht

Cycle

Master

ECTS Credits

6.00

Language of instruction

German

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2022

Semester

3 WS

Incoming

No

Learning outcome

After successful completion of the course, students can • develop and formulate research questions and derive hypotheses from them • operationalise essential concepts and variables • select a suitable method to answer the scientific research questions • compare and interpret theories and apply them to the research question • plan and present a research design

Course code

1705-21-01-BB-DE-27