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Practical/Research Project

level of course unit

second cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

• are able to analyze and define tasks as required
• are able to derive an appropriate academic methodology based on the task given
• can find, read and analyze the relevant literature (state-of-the-art approaches)
• are able to apply research results to real-life problems
• are able to lead projects with relevant content related to the study program
• are able to structure projects/project teams (results, times, resources)

prerequisites and co-requisites

According admission requirements

course contents

• Working in a team and team organization
• Coming up with a research question/topic
• Selecting a suitable method and corresponding tools
• Planning, carrying out and steering projects
• Integrative application of acquired skills and knowledge
• Preparing and presenting results
• Self-reflection

recommended or required reading

Patzak, Rattay,(2014): Projekt Management. Leitfaden zum Management von Projekten, Projektportfolios und projektorientierten Unternehmen, Linde Verlag
Schöneck, Voß, (2013): Das Forschungsprojekt: Planung, Durchführung und Auswertung einer quantitativen Studie, Springer VS

assessment methods and criteria

Project manual

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods


semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Director of studies

year of study

2. study year

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code

not applicable

type of course unit


mode of delivery


work placement(s)

not applicable