Bachelor's Thesis E&BE-BE

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBB926C10
Vaknaam Bachelor's Thesis E&BE-BE
Niveau(s) bachelor
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II (en semester I)
ECTS 10
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Bachelor's Thesis E&BE-BE
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. Develop and motivate one or more questions and hypotheses for research on the basis of a chosen research topic in Finance, Accounting or Marketing, whithin your allocated research theme.
2. Search for, analyze, and critically evaluate the literature that is relevant for the analysis of the research topic.
3. Formulate research question(s) and hypotheses in a systematic and scientific manner.
4. Collect the relevant quantitative data for the research question(s) and hypotheses.
5. Apply the appropriate statistical techniques and/or research methods to answer the research question(s) and to test the hypotheses.
6. Effectively communicate the intermediate steps and the final results of the research in written form and oral presentations.
7. Evaluate the own learning process and comment on the work of others in the tutorials.
Omschrijving The bachelor thesis Business Economics completes the track Busines Economics of the Bachelor Economics and Business Economics. In this course, you will do independent empirical research on a research question of academic and professional relevance, building on the knowledge and skills you have acquired in the program. You will do your research within a pre-defined research theme in the field of Finance, Accounting or Marketing together with other students. In each research theme you pariticipate in regular research meetings; in this way you have the opportunity to learn from and comment on other research. Your thesis provides an answer to your research question, requiring a discussion of the relevant theoretical and empirical literature, and applying the appropriate research methods to a self-collected dataset.
Uren per week variabel
Onderwijsvorm bijeenkomst(en), werkcolleges, zelfstudie
(De bijeenkomsten zijn verplicht.)
Toetsvorm individuele beoordeling
(Beoordeling van het individueel afstudeerwerkstuk)
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. P.P.M. Smid
Docent(en) and others
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
The literature is research theme dependent.
Entreevoorwaarden You should have finished more than 120 EC of courses in the bachelor E&BE and have approval of your study programme.
Opmerkingen Each research theme has its own specific literature. It is the students' responsibility to collect the relevant literature for their own research topic.
Contact details: Dr Peter Smid, email: p.p.m.smid@rug.nl, secretary Grietje Pol, 5411.0836, email: g.pol@rug.nl.
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Economics and Business Economics/E&BE  ( Business Economics) 3 semester II verplicht