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Bachelor Thesis Seminar II

level of course unit

first cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students are able to academically analyze a topic related to the specialist field of business management and to formulate a key question independently. They learn to organize themselves and manage their time. Students learn how to put theoretical knowledge acquired during the study into practice when writing their Bachelor thesis. Students have analytical skills and academic skills to reflect on business-specific problems.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

In the course Bachelor Thesis Seminar II students receive support on content and methods when producing their second Bachelor thesis. The content of the second Bachelor thesis is linked to the internship. Students provide regular progress reports on their second Bachelor thesis (Bachelor thesis 2). Their tutor supports them with the writing of this second Bachelor thesis by providing advice and sample documents.

recommended or required reading


Bänsch, Axel: Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten: Seminar- und Diplomarbeiten. - München [u.a.]: Oldenbourg, 2009
Chalmers, Alan: Wege der Wissenschaft.- Berlin; Heidelberg: Springer, 2007
Eco, Umberto: Wie man eine wissenschaftliche Abschlussarbeit schreibt.- UTB Facultas Universitätsverlag, 2010
Karmasin, Matthias; Ribing, Rainer. Die Gestaltung wissenschaftlicher Arbeiten. 6. Auflage, facultas.wuv / UTB, Wien, 2011.
Leopold-Wildburger, Ulrika; Schütze, Jörg. Verfassen und Vortragen: Wissenschaftliche Arbeiten und Vorträge leicht gemacht. Springer, Berlin et al., 2002
Rössl, Dietmar (Hg.). Die Diplomarbeit in der Betriebswirtschaftslehre: Ein Leitfaden zur Erstellung einer Laureatsarbeit, Bachelorarbeit, Diplomarbeit, Masterarbeit, Dissertation. 4. Auflage, facultas.wuv, Wien, 2008.


Academy of Management Journal; Academy of Management Review; Accounting and Business Research; Betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung und Praxis; Business Research; Experimental Economics; ; Financial Management; International Journal of Research in Marketing; Jahrbuch der Wirtschaftswissenschaften; Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik; Journal für Betriebswirtschaft; Journal of Accounting and Economics; Journal of Accounting Research; Journal of Business and Economics (JBE); Journal of Consumer Research; Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization; Journal of Economic Perspectives; Journal of Economic Psychology; Journal of Economics and Management Strategy; Journal of Finance; Journal of Human Resources; Journal of International Business Studies; Journal of Marketing; Journal of Marketing Research; Journal of Risk and Uncertainty; Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science; Management International Review; Management Science; Marketing Science; Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes; Organization Science; Review of Financial Studies; ZfbF; Small Business Economics; Theory and Decision; Strategic Management Journal; Zeitschrift für Management

assessment methods and criteria

Bachelor Thesis 2

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and task discussion

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) DDr. Mario Situm,Prof. (FH) Dr. Wolfgang Klose,Dipl.-Kffr. Karin Steiner

year of study

3.year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit


mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable