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Master-Thesis (Abschlussarbeit)

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Master-Thesis (Abschlussarbeit)
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
International Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: MAIM-431
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: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
According to General Study and Examination Regulations of htw saar (ASPO; can be repeated semesterly

[updated 30.01.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

MAIM-431 (T420-0297) International Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2012 , semester 4, mandatory course
MAIM-431 (T420-0297) International Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2016 , semester 4, mandatory course
MAIM-431 (T420-0297) International Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2020 , semester 4, 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 660 hours.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended knowledge:
Prerequisite for registration is proof of participation in the modules from the first three semesters with a scope of 60 ECTS points.

[updated 03.06.2016]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Matthias Gröhl
Lecturers from the faculty

[updated 30.01.2020]
Learning outcomes:
The students are able to
- develop their own research approaches,
- create their own working hypotheses,
- test these hypotheses independently,
- apply the theoretical, methodological and argumentative competence from their studies
- analyze complex issues and describe and evaluate correct economics terminology.

[updated 02.06.2016]
Module content:
The master thesis is a special academic performance. It is based on the selected course contents or areas of concentration agreed upon by the student and the supervisor. The student is given 20 weeks to complete the master thesis. It must be written in English, French or Spanish.

[updated 29.11.2019]
Teaching methods/Media:
Supervised independent research work.

[updated 07.01.2016]
Recommended or required reading:
Dependent on topic

[updated 07.01.2016]
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