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Thesis Preparation Seminar

level of course unit

second cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students will acquire the ability to develop complex, scientific propositions and compile research plans. This implies they will be competent in both structure and content, as well as form and language at a high level and this accompanies the preparation of exposés and their related research questions and working hypotheses of the Master's thesis.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

The creation of an exposé and the formulation of a research question.

recommended or required reading

Atteslander, P. (2010): Methoden der empirischen Sozialforschung. 13. Auflage, ESV
Eco, U. (2003): Wie man eine wissenschaftliche Abschlussarbeit schreibt. 10. Auflage, C.F. Müller
Saukko, Paula (2006). Doing research in cultural studies: an introduction to classical and new methodological approaches. Sage Publications Ltd.

assessment methods and criteria

Exposé (active participation)

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. Torsten Wojciechowski, MA

year of study

2. year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit

compulsory (seminar degree)

mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable