Dietetics and Nutrition

Seminar Bachelor Thesis 2

Seminar, 6.00 ECTS


Course content

This seminar consolidates practical knowledge in the fields of scientific methodology, techniques of academic writing and presentation of results, with a special focus on aspects that caused problems in the first thesis.
This seminar is designed to support students in writing their second bachelor thesis; topics are taken from the courses of the first six semesters.

Recommended literature:
Specialist literature (latest editions):
Bortz & Döring, Forschungsmethoden und Evaluation für Human- und Sozialwissenschaftler.
Diekmann, Empirische Sozialforschung. Grundlagen, Methoden, Anwendungen.
Flick, Qualitative Sozialforschung. Eine Einführung.
Friedrichs, Methoden empirischer Sozialforschung.
Lamnek, Qualitative Sozialforschung.

Guided peer evaluation and discussion, lecture and exercises, bachelor thesis.

Learning outcomes

Students learn to engage in lifelong learning and continuing training to constantly adapt their knowledge and skills to the latest medical scientific findings in order to ensure high professional quality and contribute to the further development of the profession.

On completion of the module students will be able to:
--> research current scientific findings at a national and international level;
--> research current scientific findings at a national and international level in accordance with the requirements of evidence-based practice and interpret research papers in their discipline;
--> formulate research issues relevant to the subject;
--> select and implement relevant scientific research methods and process the data acquired to answer subject-specific questions;
--> use scientific findings and phenomena for professional and scientific development;
--> elaborate on specific topics of dietetics and case studies in their bachelor thesis using scientific methods.
--> implement the knowledge obtained in research, science, industry and the restaurant sector and perform therapies in accordance with professional and scientific findings and experiences.

Mode of delivery


Assessment methods and criteria

Bachelor Thesis 2