Thesis Colloquium

  • Master's Program International Health & Social Management
Kennzahl der Lehrveranstaltung
  • IHCM4MET4504
Niveau der Lehrveranstaltung laut Lehrplan
  • Master
Semester in dem die Lehrveranstaltung angeboten wird
  • 4
Anzahl der zugewiesenen ECTS-Credits
  • 5.0
Name des/der Vortragenden
  • Mag. Windbichler Renate, MIM
  • Dowdeswell Barrie
  • Fouda Ayman, M.B.B.Ch
  • FH-Prof. Dr. Mevenkamp Nils
Lernergebnisse der Lehrveranstaltung
  • Part Nils Mevenkamp + Claudia Zoller

    Students shall:
    - Learn how to critically analyze scientific literature, design an empirical study, perform appropriate data analysis and present their results in a professional and scientific manner.
    - Appreciate various methodological approaches and key aspects of academic as well as applied research.
    - Provide and receive constructive feedback.

    Part Iryna Rombak + Renate Windbichler

    By the end of the course, students shall:

    - Be prepared for and have experienced a job interview situation
    - Be able to critically reflect constructive feedback
    - Know more about possible career development paths after their studies
    - Be able to define a mid- and long-term goal for their development
    - Understand current issues in national, European and international Health Policy and Health and Social Management
    - Be able to analyze and address significant developments in international health and social management
Art der Veranstaltung
  • face-to-face
Voraussetzungen laut Lehrplan
  • none
  • The course supports students with the development of their research project. Students will present their ideas and receive feedback from fellow students. Lecturers will facilitate this process and give further advice especially regarding idea conception, methodological approaches, the writing of the thesis, presentation and potential publication of the thesis.
empfohlene Fachliteratur
  • Flick, U. (2011). Introducing research methodology: A beginner's guide to doing a research project. Los Angeles: Sage.
Lehr- und Lernformen
  • Part Nils Mevenkamp: students will present the current state of their master thesis and receive feedback from lecturers and fellow students for the further development of their project.

    Part Renate Windbichler: students will participate in online talks and discussions with experts from HR, hospital management, research and other relevant fields. Option 1: Students will attend a symposium and write a reflection paper (see course book) Option 2: Students will participate in a mock job interview
  • To monitor the students’ learning this course will provide ongoing assignments as a basis for feedback and grading (formative assessment) and/or will evaluate the students learning at the end of the course or an instructional unit via exams, final project reports, essays or seminar papers (summative assessment).
  • English