Sports, Culture & Event Management PT
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Bachelor Thesis Seminar II

level of course unit

first cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students develop a basic understanding of producing an empirical Bachelor’s thesis with the aim to setting limits for oneself and producing empirical research into a topic from the field of Sports, Cultural and Event Management using an appropriate research question. They can apply the fundamental concepts, theories and the corresponding empirical findings which they have become familiar with throughout the program and can reflect on their own processes. Skills in the areas of self-organization, time management, research and articulacy are encouraged.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

The Bachelor's Thesis Tutorial II teaches students the characteristics of empirical research and how they can write their own empirical research paper. They have the opportunity to discuss and optimize their theoretical groundwork, their methodology and their implementation of empirical methods through regular discussion with other students. The students receive academic guidance and supervision on this, their second Bachelor’s thesis, through recommendations and examples.

recommended or required reading

Bogner, A., Littig, B. & Menz, W. (Hrsg.). (2005). Das Experteninterview. Theorie, Methode, Anwendung. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.
Gläser, J. & Laudel, G. (2010). Experteninterviews und qualitative Inhaltsanalyse. 4. Auflage. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften (UTB).
Hug, T. & Poscheschnik, G. (2010). Empirisch Forschen. Konstanz: UVK (UTB).
Porst, R. (2014). Fragebogen. Ein Arbeitsbuch. 4. Auflage. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

assessment methods and criteria


language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

integrated course, case studies, discussion, group work

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) Dr. Sibylle Moser

year of study

third 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