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wir152 - Empirical Research Methods (Complete module description)
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Module label Empirical Research Methods
Module code wir152
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Business Administration and Business Education)
Applicability of the module
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Administration and Law (Bachelor) > Aufbaubereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor) > Vertiefungsbereich
  • Bachelor's Programme Sustainability Economics (Bachelor) > Aufbaumodule
Responsible persons
Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Authorized examiners)
Stecking, Ralf Werner (Module responsibility)
Skills to be acquired in this module
  • are aware of and are able to evaluate basic methods of multivariate data analysis.
  • will be able to choose appropriate methods in practical fields of application.
  • are able to run computer-aided analyses and to interpret the results properly.
Module contents
Methods of the regression, correlation, and variance analysis, classification procedures.
Reader's advisory
Backhaus, K., Erichson, B., Plinke, W., Weiber, R. (2015): Multivariate Analysemethoden, 14. Aufl., München.
Diekmann, A. (2010): Empirische Sozialforschung, 4. Aufl., Hamburg.
Litz, H.-P. (2000): Multivariate Statistische Methoden und ihre Anwendung in den Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, München
Litz, H.-P. (2003): Statistische Methoden in den Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, 3. Aufl., München.
Saunders, M., Lewis, P., Thornhill, A. (2015): Research Methods for Business Students, 7. Aufl., Edinburgh.
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level ---
Modulart / typ of module je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Vorlesung mit begleitendem Tutorium
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
2 28
2 -- 28
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
end of semester
written exam or
term paper