850101 Introduction into scientific working

Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Friesenecker, Michael
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Thematic blocks / content

block 1
Principles of Scientific Research
A small introduction to the philosophy of science

block 2
Construction and formal demands for scientific works , Disposition

block 3
Reading, writing and citation, literature research


Previous knowledge expected

It is recommended that the course is attended at the beginning of writing the bachelor's thesis to graduate (seminar paper also possible).

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

After completing this course, students:
- can define scientific work and writing and can describe the difference between scientific and popular writing
- know how scientific work is structured
- know how to plan and structure a scientific report
- know how to research literature
- know how to use and reference literature, data, information, etc. in their own scientific writing
- know strategies for successful scientific writing
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.