Bachelor Thesis/Thesis Seminar (SE)

Course numberB3.06690.40.050
Course codeBAC Sem.
Semester of degree program Semester 4
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits5,0
Language of instruction German

According to European Union Standards for Nursing and Midwifery (Vgl. FH-Heb-AV StF: BGBl. II Nr. 1/2006 (Version 2016)) students shall aquire adequate knowledge of the sciences on which the activities of midwives are
based, particularly obstetrics and gynaecology.
Students shall work on a midwifery related research question. They shall research national and international sources to find out what has already been done in the field of their picked topic. They shall apply research methods, process the collected data to answer their questions.
Students shall be able to analyze collected studies and guidelines to answer their research questions. They shall have their first experience in working scientifically on midwifery related subjects to be a part of academic development.

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Gimenez, Julio (2011). Writing for nursing and midwifery students. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
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Rees, Colin (2011). An introduction to research for midwives (3. Auflage). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
Samac, Klaus, Prenner, Monika, Schwetz, Herbert (2014). Die Bachelorarbeit an Universität und Hochschule (3. Auflage). Wien: Fakultas Universitätsverlag
Wickham, Sara (2006). Appraising research into childbirth. Edinburgh: Elsevier.

Seminar (SE) (compulsory)

Grading of Bachelor Thesis 1