Level/category

Extension studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

After the course the student should: -be able to specify a problem and an aim for his/her thesis -be able to critically choose the right method and literature -be able to structure a theoretical framework -be able to critically evaluate other students work -be able to present his/her work

Learning outcomes

The student should be able to write an aim and problem definition. The student can choose the right methodological approach. The student can individually find sources and evaluate them. The student plans and writes a theoretical framework.

Course contents

- Purpose - Individual planning - Presentation - totally 4 cases and one essay

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Minimum 105 ects credit units

Previous course names

none

Additional information

The course will be held over two periods. The lectures are during period 2 and the presentations during period 3. When the course is graded the student will receive his/her tutor for the thesis process.

Recommended or required reading

to be announced at the course introduction

Study activities

  • Lectures - 10 hours
  • Small-group work - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 70 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 33 hours
  • - 0 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

The student should write a draft for his/her thesis, write a problem definition and give the aim description. At the end of the course the student should present a written theory and present it orally, further the student should be an opponent to another students work.

Teacher

Granström Maj-Britt

Examiner

Granström Maj-Britt

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

The timetable of the course

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Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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