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Introduction to Scientific Working Business Informatics
(dt. Selbstständiges wissenschaftliches Arbeiten Wirtschaftsinformatik)

Level, degree of commitment in original study programme Profile module, required module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Private study unter Anleitung,
270 hours (270 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
9 CP
Course requirement:
Examination type: Written assignment (summary of the publications considered in the literature search).
Das Modul ist unbenotet gemäß der Prüfungsordnung für den Studiengang M.Sc. Business Informatics.
Original study programme M.Sc. Wirtschaftsinformatik / Profil- und Praxismodule
One semester,
each semester
Person in charge of the module's outline All lecturers of Computer Sciences


  • Independent scientific work in a field of specialisation
  • Individual content and technical preparatory work for the Master's thesis

Qualification Goals

  • Students should acquire the ability to independently examine and expand the state of knowledge in a scientific field on the basis of literature recommendations and to to obtain an overview of the state of research,
  • they should compare research results with regard to quantitative and qualitative criteria,
  • they should acquire knowledge of subject-specific methods of literature search,
  • they get to know systems supporting their scientific work in the field of the master thesis.


None. The skills taught in the intermediate and advanced modules are recommended.

Recommended Reading

  • Je nach Gebiet der Masterarbeit

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