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Bachelor Thesis Colloquium

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Bachelor Thesis Colloquium
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019
Module code: DFBME-604
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2C (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Oral examination

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

DFBME-604 (S610-0350) Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 6, mandatory course
DFBME-604 (S610-0350) Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2023 , semester 6, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 67.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Heike Jaeckels

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Learning outcomes:
•Students will be able to orally present their topic, problem-solving method, and intermediate or final results of their BA thesis in an appropriate manner and to an audience of professionals.
•They will be able to critically examine and question their interim results and discuss them with an audience of experts

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Module content:
A mid-term colloquium will be held halfway through the BA thesis. This part of the course work will not be graded, but will be analyzed in a feedback session with the lecturer.
The final colloquium will take place for all students in a block seminar at the end of the 6th semester and will be graded individually. Both the oral expression and the design of the written presentation will be evaluated and reflected upon in another feedback session.
A one-on-one appointment may be arranged where warranted.  

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Teaching methods/Media:
Seminar with oral presentations and expert discussions involving all participants
Feedback sessions with the resp. lecturer

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Recommended or required reading:

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