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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) (MPO2020)
  • 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)
Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Module counselling)
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