Thesis Outline Workshop

The students are supported in developing their own outline. Based on the outline proposals submitted, the basic principles of academic work are applied and substantiated, esp.: • problem formulation – research question – hypothesis, • research and handling of sources, • research planning, possible applications of empirical research approaches • composition and structure of the paper, • citation and formal aspects.

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

• Haslehner, F./Wala, T./Springler, E. (2014): Bachelor- und Masterarbeiten an Fachhochschulen. Eine Kurzanleitung zur Erstellung wissenschaftlicher Arbeiten, 2nd ed., Vienna: LexisNexis • Karmasin, M./Ribing, R. (2019): Die Gestaltung wissenschaftlicher Arbeiten. Ein Leitfaden für Facharbeit/VWA, Seminararbeiten, Bachelor-, Master-, Magister- und Diplomarbeiten sowie Dissertationen, 10th ed., Vienna: facultas

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

lecture, discussion, mini tasks

Assessment methods and criteria

assessment of the quality of student assignments and presentations

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Working Scientifically

Infos

Degree programme

Projectmanagement & Organisation (Master)

Cycle

Master

ECTS Credits

2.00

Language of instruction

German

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

2 SS

Incoming

No

Learning outcome

After successfully completing this course, students will be able to • theoretically and methodically pursue a research idea in structured, academic form, • devise research questions, problem formulations and hypotheses for it, • select and work on various types of literature, • develop a research design, • conceive a line of reasoning, and • take formal aspects into account.

Course code

0388-20-01-BB-DE-21