Bachelor's Thesis E&BE-BE

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2021/22
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, building on the academic literature on the research topic.
4. Collect the relevant quantitative and/or qualitative 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 profile Business 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. Alternatively, you can also formulate your research theme, which has to be approved by the course coordinator at an early stage. 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 -individuele begeleiding,  -werkcollege
(and individual supervision)
Toetsvorm -individuele opdracht
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. A. Plantinga
Docent(en) diverse docenten ,dr. A. Plantinga
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
The literature is research theme dependent
Entreevoorwaarden Students should have approval of their bachelor E&BE program, and passed more than 120 EC of courses of their approved program. It is strongly recommended to complete the courses Econometrics for BE and Empirical Research Paper for BE before starting with the thesis.
Opmerkingen Each research theme has its own specific literature. It is the students' responsibility to collect the relevant literature for their own research topic. The thesis has to be completed within the scope of a semester. If the grade for the final paper is below the pass mark, one opportunity for reparation will be provided within the scope of this semester.
Secretary Grietje Pol, phone +31(0)50 3633685, e-mail g.pol@rug.nl, room 5411.0836
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Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Economics and Business Economics/E&BE  ( Business Economics) 3 semester II verplicht
Wordt meerdere malen per jaar aangeboden 3 semester I keuze