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Technical Case Study

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Technical Case Study
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
International Project Semester, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: IPS.TCS
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.
2F (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: 1
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Required academic prerequisites (ASPO):
German Language Level C1
The course serves as a replacement of the course German Intensive Course (IPS.GER), if German Language Level C1 is reached at the beginning of the IPS
Report and Presentation

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

IPS.TCS (P231-0149) International Project Semester, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020 , semester 1, optional course

Suitable for exchange students (learning agreement)
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 75 hours (equivalent to 2.5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 52.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Frank Kneip
Prof. Dr. Marco Günther
Prof. Dr. Frank Kneip
Prof. Dr. Martin Löffler-Mang

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Learning outcomes:
Students who have successfully completed this module...
...are able to structure a given topic independently
...are able to conduct independent literature research
...are able to independently write a report on current technical and/or economic topics
...are able to communicate the essential results of the scientific seminar paper in a short presentation

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Module content:
Independent induction into a given topic and conduct of a (descriptive) study
Evaluation, preparation and written documentation of the study findings according to the principles of proper scientific work in the form of a seminar paper
argumentation and defence of one´s own point of view / research results in a short presentation

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Teaching methods/Media:
Supervision of independent student resarch
Independently written report, presentation and defence of the results

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Recommended or required reading:
Literature will be provided depending on case study

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