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Master's Colloquium

Module name (EN): Master´s Colloquium
Degree programme: Accounting and Finance, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: MARPF-320
SAP-Submodule-No.: P420-0039
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4S (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 2
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Term paper with presentation (Can be repeated semesterly)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
MARPF-320 (P420-0039) Accounting and Finance, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 3, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 15 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Jochen Pilhofer
Dozenten des Studiengangs

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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;
_        be able to explain their approach and methodology to a critical audience;
_        be able to combine their findings from theory and practice in a solution-oriented way,
_        be able to formulate the key message of their thesis in German and English as an abstract,
_        be able to take part in both a scientific and a practice-oriented expert discussion in the fields of accounting, auditing and finance.
The goal of the Master´s colloquium is to help students prepare for their Master´s thesis.

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Module content:
Within the framework of the Master´s Colloquium (block seminar), students will present their topic, their approach and their methodology, as well as the results - if available - of their Master´s thesis in front of their fellow students and professors and discuss these critically.

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Teaching methods/Media:
Seminar with presentations and discussions.

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Recommended or required reading:
Depends on the respective topic

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