Technical Documentation

Scientific Work

Seminar, 1.00 ECTS


Course content

How to write a Master's Thesis, do research and write an exposé, getting to know university - specific rules and regulations.


Learning outcomes

Students gain detailed knowledge on methods of how to carry out scientific research and can put these methods into practice concerning a specific topic.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Krajewski, Markus: Lesen Schreiben Denken, Köln, Weimar, Wien: 2013
Niederhauser, Jürg: Duden. Die schriftliche Arbeit - kurz gefasst, Dudenverlag: Mannheim, Leipzig, Wien, Zürich: 2006

Mode of delivery


Seminar with active participation as well as input given by the lecturer. Single, partner and group work, discussions, presentation. Using Moodle for Peer Review and forum posts.

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment of the homework, active participation in class and presentations.

40% Active Participation / 40% written Exposé  / 20% Presentations