International Business Studies PT
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level of course unit

1. Study cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students:
• can identify a suitable topic for their Bachelor thesis and narrow it down to a work-able level.
• are able to define a suitable objective, research question and method.
• are able to prepare and present their ideas in an easily understandable way.
• are able to critically discuss, reflect and thereby further develop their ideas and those of their fellow students against the background of the academic "state of the art".

prerequisites and co-requisites

Contents from all courses with links to the topic of the Bachelor thesis of the entire degree program, especially Science, Research and Publishing, Scientific Topics in IBS

course contents

• Topic development and preparation in the context of a poster and an exposé
• Presentation and discussion of a poster in small groups
• Poster and exposé creation

recommended or required reading

• Ebster, Claus; Stalzer, Lieselotte.: Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftler. UTB (in the current edition)
• Nicol, Natascha; Albrecht, Rolf: Academic methods with Word. Addison Wesley (in the current edition)
• as well as literature depending on the chosen topic of the Bachelor thesis and the chosen method

assessment methods and criteria

Exposé, presentation

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Blended Learning

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) Dr. Peter Dietrich

course unit code


type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery