Industrial Engineering & Management FT
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Bachelor Thesis Seminar 2:

level of course unit

First cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students are able to:
Scientifically prepare a topic from the faculty of industrial engineering and to develop a central question independently. The students’ self-organization and time management skills are encouraged. The students learn the ability to apply theoretical knowledge from their studies in the Bachelor theses. The students have analytical and academic reflection skills for company-specific problems. They also learn how to present academic papers to a research community.
Self-organization

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

• Writing an outline for the Bachelor thesis
• Setting up the structure for the Bachelor thesis
• Research of relevant literature for the selected topic of the Bachelor thesis (physical and digital literature search)
• Development and implementation of a research design
• Writing an academically oriented Bachelor thesis

recommended or required reading

- Sandberg (2013): Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten von Abbildung bis Zitat, 2. Aufl., Oldenbourg
Verlag München
- Bänsch (2003): Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten: Seminar- und Diplomarbeiten, 8.Aufl.,
Oldenbourg Verlag München
- Chalmers (2007): Wege der Wissenschaft: Einführung in die wissenschaftstheorie, 6. Aufl.,
Springer Verlag Berlin
- Eco (2010): Wie man eine wissenschaftliche Abschlussarbeit schreibt, 13. Aufl., UTB Facultas
Universitätsverlag Stuttgart
- Karmasin, Ribing (2010): Die Gestaltung wissenschaftlicher Arbeiten, 5. Aufl., UTB Facultas
Universitätsverlag Stuttgart
- Leopold-Wildburger, Schütz (2010): Verfassen und Vortragen: Wissenschaftliche Arbeiten und
Vorträge leicht gemacht, 2. Aufl., Springer Verlag Berlin
- Rössl (Hg.) (2008): Die Diplomarbeit in der Betriebswirtschaftslehre: Ein Leitfaden zur
Erstellung einer Laureatsarbeit, Bachelorarbeit, Diplomarbeit, Masterarbeit, Dissertation, 4.
Auflage, Facultas WUV Universtiätsverlag Wien

assessment methods and criteria

Bachelor thesis

language of instruction

German

number of ECTS credits allocated

10

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Seminar

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

6

name of lecturer(s)

Director of Studies

year of study

3

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code

vzBAS1

type of course unit

seminar-degree

mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable