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Bachelor Thesis

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Bachelor Thesis
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: BIBW-630
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.
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:

[updated 14.03.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

BIBW-630 (T420-0172) International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 6, mandatory course
BIBW-630 (T420-0172) International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , 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).
The total student study time for this course is 360 hours.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Petra Garnjost
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Petra Garnjost

[updated 01.10.2017]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will,
- be able to work independently, according to scientific methods, on a business management issue or problem in a foreign  language and within a given period of time,
- in the case of a practical thesis, be able to develop a practical solution for a problem,
- be able to independently research and analyze the technical literature from a selected field, and
  critically examine the knowledge gained,
- be able to prepare a written thesis in accordance with scientific standards.

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Module content:
The Bachelor thesis must be completed in a foreign language and is a detailed written thesis on a selected problem from the field of business. The topic of the thesis must refer to relevant, subject-related course content that must be coordinated between the student and his/her supervisor. It can take the form of practical work (in cooperation with a company, a public authority or a research institution) or theoretical work. Students have 12 weeks to write their thesis. While doing so, students will be individually supervised by the professors of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration. The title of their Bachelors thesis will be determined by the supervising professor, while the ideas of the students or the participating companies and institutions will be taken into account.

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Teaching methods/Media:
Written thesis

[updated 14.03.2018]
Recommended or required reading:
Depends on the respective topic

[updated 14.03.2018]
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