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Bachelor Thesis

Module name (EN): Bachelor Thesis
Degree programme: International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: BITM-691
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: -
ECTS credits: 12
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
German/English/French/Spanish
Assessment:
Written composition (can be repeated semesterly) Students have 12 weeks to write their Bachelor thesis. As a rule, the Bachelor thesis should be written in a language that is not the student´s native language.

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BITM-691 International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013, semester 6, mandatory course
BITM-691 International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015, semester 6, mandatory course
BITM-691 International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 6, mandatory course
BITM-691 International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020, semester 6, mandatory course
Workload:
The total student study time for this course is 360 hours.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
None.
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Achim Schröder
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Achim Schröder

[updated 26.06.2017]
Learning outcomes:
With the Bachelor thesis, students prove their ability to apply the knowledge and skills acquired in their studies to a task with practical relevance in an independently prepared scientific paper.
The Bachelor thesis is a special academic achievement.

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Module content:
With it, students prove that they are in a position to work independently within a given period of time on a specialized topic according to scientific methods and to provide a practical solution.
Students can suggest a topic they would like to work on for their Bachelor thesis to their thesis supervisor. The supervisor then assigns the thesis topic agreed upon with the approval of the examination board.

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Teaching methods/Media:
The Bachelor thesis is a special academic achievement. With it, students prove that they are in a position to work independently within a given period of time on a specialized topic according to scientific methods and to provide a practical solution. While doing so, students will be individually supervised by professors from the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration.

[updated 17.09.2018]
Recommended or required reading:
- General study and examination regulations for Bachelor´s and Master´s programs (ASPO) at the University of Applied Sciences (htw saar), in particular §42 Bachelor thesis.
 
Basic literature from the individual modules (depending on the subject)
 
Guidelines for the preparation of scientific papers from the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
https://www.htwsaar.de/wiwi/studium/service/Formulardownload/formulardownload
 
Specialized literature about scientific work, for example: Kornmeier, Martin, Wissenschaftstheorie und wissenschaftliches Arbeiten - Eine Einführung für Wirtschaftswissenschaftler, 2007 or Minto, B., Das Pyramiden-Prinzip _ Logisches Denken und Formulieren, Econ, Düsseldorf, 1993 (Urheberin und Ex-McKinsey)
 
Topic-specific literature, e.g:
- Text books
- Scientific monographs
- Anthologies
- Professional articles/journals
- Internet contributions (e.g. conference contributions, company information, research papers, presentations, slides)

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