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Module WIW-EPS-RT-M-7

Research Track (M, 4.0 LP, AUSL)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
WIW-EPS-RT-M-7 Research Track 4.0 CP (120 h)


CP, Effort 4.0 CP = 120 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe/SuSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [DE] German
Module Manager
Area of study [WIW-EPS] Entrepreneurship
Reference course of study [WIW-88.21-SG] M.Sc. Business Studies
Livecycle-State [AUSL] Phase-out period


Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Presence-Time /
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
Research Track
P 30 h 90 h - - PL1 4.0 WiSe
  • About [WIW-EPS-RT-K-7]: Title: "Research Track"; Presence-Time: 30 h; Self-Study: 90 h

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: combination of talk and written elaboration
  • Examination Frequency: Examination only within the course

Evaluation of grades

The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.

Seminar paper, Presentations


The seminar deals with current and changing research questions.


  • do empirical work on a research topic in the field of management or entrepreneurship
  • conduct an own empirical study.
  • Write a scientifically sound paper on this topic.
  • present the results of their work.

Competencies / intended learning achievements

Upon successful completion of the module, students will be able to
  • evaluate the quality of scientific work.
  • work on scientific questions.
  • gain and evaluate data, and to interpret the results.


The seminar is based on articles from scientific, peer-reviewed journals, like the "Journal of Business Venturing".

The literature used varies according to the focus of the seminar and will be announced at the beginning of the semester.


The material will be provided via OLAT and can be downloaded as PDF.

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Previous knowledge in statistics is not mandatory, but recommended.

Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Module / Module Number [WIW-EPS-RT-M-7]

Module-Pool Name
[WIW-EPS-MPOOL-7] Field of Specialization: Entrepreneurship