Credits: 5

Schedule: 10.01.2019 - 31.05.2019

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I-II, III-V autumn and spring (2018-2019, 2019-2020)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course will provide a student with skills to systematically conduct a research project and gather data. Specifically, after the course student is able to
• apply appropriate research methods and scientific thinking in problem solving
• define and specify adequate research objectives and research questions in the subject area of XYZ
• make a sound research plan for a small-scale empirical study
• collect and nalyze empirical data, report the results, and evaluate the quality (reliability and validity) of empirical research

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Course includes designing a study that is based on empirical data. Students will do hands-on exercises of the different phases of a scientific research (e.g. designing an instrument for collecting data, data collection, data analysis, etc.). The course prepares the students for conducting scientific research (e.g. Master's thesis).

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures, seminars, exam, empirical assignment.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures 10-14 hours, individual work and assignments 40-44 hours, group work and assignments 81 hours.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

TU-0.2000, TU-53.1510, TU-E3090

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Bachelor´s Seminar


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