Introduction into Research Methdology for B.Sc.

Content

Students writing their B.Sc. thesis at the department of Internional Business learn how to find relevant literature, how to review it concisely, how to structure their scientific papers and how to present their findings in a convincing way. To provide students with a sound understanding of the literature they have to review, the seminar will also cover different research designs, methods of data collection, analysis and display.


Key facts about the course

ECTS-Credits

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participation certificate

Level

B.Sc.

Degree

Workload

15/75

class/self

Cycle

WS, SS

generally

Course language

ENG

 

Duration of the module

1

term

Exam written

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Maximum Student number

20

 


Objectives

This seminar is designed to equip students with a basic understanding of doing research in the area of international business and with the prerequisites for writing a Bachelor thesis at the Department of International Business. They will be able to distinguish the principles of different research schools, to recognize common methodological tools, and to appraise the quality of empirical sutdies. The seminar will also enable them to review scholarly literature efficently, to interpret it critically, to structure it meaningfully and to integrate it into their own B.Sc. theses following the standards of good research practice.


Registration

Necessary!

Registration period: 01 April 2019 to 28 April 2019

Type of registration: online form
(here available during the registration period)

Please note: Confirmation e-mails are not sent before the end of the registration period!

Course work

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Course type

Seminar (1 SWS)

Literature

Kumar, R. 2014. Research Methodology. A Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners. 4th ed. London: Sage Publications. (You can also use previous editions).

 

Exam

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