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wir876 - Topics in Economic Research (Complete module description)
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Module label Topics in Economic Research
Module code wir876
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Economics)
Applicability of the module
  • Master Applied Economics and Data Science (Master) > Economics
  • Master's Programme Business Administration, Economics and Law (Master) > Schwerpunkt "Volkswirtschaftslehre" (VWL)
  • Master's Programme Water and Coastal Management (Master) > Socioeconomics
Responsible persons
Bitzer, Jürgen (Module responsibility)
Böhringer, Christoph (Module responsibility)
Helm, Carsten (Module responsibility)
Trautwein, Hans-Michael (Module responsibility)
Huse, Cristian (Module responsibility)
Gören, Erkan (Module responsibility)
Asane-Otoo, Emmanuel (Module responsibility)
Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Authorized examiners)
Skills to be acquired in this module
Students have the opportunity to take an economics module of their choice (worth 6 CP) at the master's level. This can also take place at another university or during studies abroad.

Students are required to:
  • independently engage with a topic using scientific methods,
  • indepedently research and make use of current academic literature,
  • integrate their topic into an academic discussion.
Module contents
This is dependent upon the module chosen.
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Languages of instruction
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency halbjährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level
Modulart / typ of module je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Course or seminar (oder Kolloquium)
4 SuSe 56
SuSe 0
SoSe und WiSe 0
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
will be announced in the first session
term paper or
presentation or
written exam or
oral exam or