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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 Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015
Module code: BITM-691
SAP-Submodule-No.:
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.
T440-0035
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.
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ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
12
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
German/English/French/Spanish
Assessment:
Written composition (can be repeated semesterly) Students have 12 weeks to write their Bachelor thesis. As a rule, the Bachelor thesis should be written in a language that is not the student´s native language.

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

BITM-691 (T440-0035) International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 6, mandatory course
BITM-691 (T440-0035) International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015 , semester 6, mandatory course
BITM-691 (T440-0035) International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 6, mandatory course
BITM-691 (T440-0035) International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020 , semester 6, mandatory course
Workload:
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):
None.
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Achim Schröder
Lecturer:
Professoren der Fakultät


[updated 06.04.2016]
Learning outcomes:
With the Bachelor thesis, students prove their ability to apply the knowledge and skills acquired in their studies to a task with practical relevance in an independently prepared scientific paper.
The Bachelor thesis is a special academic achievement.

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Module content:
With it, students prove that they are in a position to work independently within a given period of time on a specialized topic according to scientific methods and to provide a practical solution.
Students can suggest a topic they would like to work on for their Bachelor thesis to their thesis supervisor. The supervisor then assigns the thesis topic agreed upon with the approval of the examination board.

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Teaching methods/Media:
The Bachelor thesis is a special academic achievement. With it, students prove that they are in a position to work independently within a given period of time on a specialized topic according to scientific methods and to provide a practical solution. While doing so, students will be individually supervised by professors from the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration.

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Recommended or required reading:
- General study and examination regulations for Bachelor´s and Master´s programs (ASPO) at the University of Applied Sciences (htw saar), in particular §42 Bachelor thesis.
 
Basic literature from the individual modules (depending on the subject)
 
Guidelines for the preparation of scientific papers from the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
https://www.htwsaar.de/wiwi/studium/service/Formulardownload/formulardownload
 
Specialized literature about scientific work, for example: Kornmeier, Martin, Wissenschaftstheorie und wissenschaftliches Arbeiten - Eine Einführung für Wirtschaftswissenschaftler, 2007 or Minto, B., Das Pyramiden-Prinzip _ Logisches Denken und Formulieren, Econ, Düsseldorf, 1993 (Urheberin und Ex-McKinsey)
 
Topic-specific literature, e.g:
- Text books
- Scientific monographs
- Anthologies
- Professional articles/journals
- Internet contributions (e.g. conference contributions, company information, research papers, presentations, slides)

[updated 21.03.2018]
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