level of course unit
second cycle, Master
Learning outcomes of course unit
Students will become competent in the articulation, reflection and discussion of the issues that arise in relation to the Master's thesis topics. This exchange should initiate clarification processes and a process of peer-learning.
prerequisites and co-requisites
Discussion of problems and their possible methodological solutions to support the development of the Master's thesis topics.
Discussion about literature and processes of writing as a form of research and knowledge acquisition.
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
Immanent exam character (active participation)
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)
Prof. (FH) Dr. Torsten Wojciechowski, MA
year of study
2. year of studies
recommended optional program components
course unit code
type of course unit
compulsory (seminar degree)
mode of delivery