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Academic Writing Skills

level of course unit

second cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students:
• know academic methods
• are able to formulate research questions and write an exposé on a subject-specific topic
• are able to analyze a subject-specific topic using academic methods
• are able to carry out research into literature independently

prerequisites and co-requisites

According admission requirements

course contents

• Advanced methods and approaches to academic writing
• Designing academic research projects
• Qualitative and quantitative research methods
• State-of-the-art literature research
• Preparation for exposé for Master thesis
• Information on formal requirements for Master thesis

recommended or required reading

Schütz, Röbken, (2016): Bachelor- und Masterarbeiten verfassen: Abschlussarbeiten in Organisationen, Springer Gabler
Theisen, Theisen (2013): Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten: Erfolgreich bei Bachelor- und Masterarbeit, Vahlen

assessment methods and criteria

assignment

language of instruction

German

number of ECTS credits allocated

2

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Seminar

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

3

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

compulsory

mode of delivery

Seminar

work placement(s)

not applicable