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Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: BIBW-640
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:
Term paper with presentation (can be repeated semesterly)

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

BIBW-640 (P420-0202) International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 6, mandatory course
BIBW-640 (P420-0202) 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).
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. Stefanie Jensen
Prof. Dr. Petra Garnjost
Prof. Dr. Frank Hälsig
Prof. Dr. Tatjana König

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
- be able to present the core contents of their thesis in a clear and understandable manner within a given time frame,
- be able to present and, if necessary, link the thematically relevant aspects of theory and, if applicable, practice that are relevant to their thesis,
- be able to present and critically reflect on the experiences they have made during their semester abroad,
- be able to conduct a professional and intercultural discussion with a critical audience.
The goal of the colloquium is to help students prepare for their bachelor thesis in the 6th semester.

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Module content:
This module takes place in the form of a block seminar. It is the students´ task to explain and discuss the topic of their thesis, the scientific and organizational procedures they are taking while writing it and the solutions/approaches to the problems presented in their thesis with their fellow students and the supervising professor.
In addition, they will be expected to give an overview of the experiences gained during their semester abroad. In addition to thematic and methodological topics, the colloquium will also deal with the students´ intercultural experiences. The exchange of experiences among the students and feedback to the faculty are of particular importance here.

[updated 04.02.2020]
Teaching methods/Media:
Oral presentation, expert discussions

[updated 14.03.2018]
Recommended or required reading:
Depends on the topic of the Bachelor thesis.

[updated 14.03.2018]
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