Occupational Therapy

Bachelor’s Thesis

Bachelor paper, 8.50 ECTS


Course content

The students • expand their competences with the aim to independently explore, interpret and discuss the data generated on questions relevant to occupational therapy based on and related to the first Bachelor's thesis. • can prepare a concept for answering a relevant question from the field of occupational therapy. • receive academic supervision and support throughout their Bachelor’s thesis. • critically discuss their considerations, approaches and conclusions in terms of the research question, results and presentation, thus promoting the academic development process. • can put scientific findings and phenomena to use for professional and scientific development

Learning outcomes

In this module students apply principles of scientific methodology to a practical example. Scientific questions developed in a preparatory seminar are further explored either in a literature review, an empirical study or a project. The students are given an in-depth theoretical introduction to the use of empirical research methods or project work as well as in academic writing in support of the writing process.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books, journals and relevant primary literature will be announced by the lecturers at the start of the course or are included in the relevant syllabus.s.

Mode of delivery


Prerequisites and co-requisites

Modules 1-27, especially modules 6, 11, 18, 23

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment