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Thesis Preparation Seminar

level of course unit

second cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students are able to develop complex scientific propositions and compile research plans. This implies they are competent in both structure and content, as well as form and language at a high level and this accompanies the preparation of a research proposal and their related research questions and working hypotheses of the Master Thesis.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

The creation of a research proposal and the formulation of a research question and of hypotheses.

recommended or required reading

Creswell, J.W. (2012). Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design: Chossing Among Five Approaches. 3rd edition. Thousand Oaks et al: Sage.
Darlington, Yvonne / Scott, Dorothy (2002): Qualitative Research in Practice – Stories from the Field, Open University Press, Maidenhead / Philadelphia
Denzin, Norman K. / Lincoln, Yvonna S. (2000): Handbook of Qualitative Research, 2. Auflage, SAGE Publications, Thousand Oaks / London / New Delhi
Flick, Uwe (2006): An Introduction to Qualitative Research, 3. Auflage, SAGE Publications, London / Thousand Oaks /New Delhi
Getz, D. (2012): Event Studies: Theory, Research and Policy for Planned Events. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann.
Gill, J. & Johnson, P. (2010). Research Methods for Managers. 4th edition: London: Sage.
Madgalinski, T. (2013). Study Skills for Sports Studies. London: Routledge.
Rallis, S.F. & Rossman, G.B. (2012). New York: Guilford Press.
Rumsey, D.J. (2009). Statistics II for Dummies. Hoboken: Wiley.
Saukko, Paula (2006). Doing research in cultural studies: an introduction to classical and new methodological approaches. Sage Publications Ltd.
Spicer, J. (2004). Making Sense of Mulitvariate Data Analysis: An Intuitive Approach. Thousand Oaks et al.: Sage.
Yin, R.K. (2010). Qualitative Research from Start to Finish. New York: Guilford Press.

assessment methods and criteria

exposé (active participation)

language of instruction

English

number of ECTS credits allocated

2

planned learning activities and teaching methods

integrated course, case studies, discussion, group work

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

3

name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) Dr. Claudia Stura

year of study

2nd year of study

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code

MTR.2

type of course unit

compulsory (seminar degree)

mode of delivery

in-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable

Contact

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