Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester

Degree programme: Bachelor Social Work Fulltime
Type of degree: FH Bachelor´s Degree Programme
Summer Semester 2022

Course unit title Bachelor's Thesis
Course unit code 048512062202
Language of instruction German
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional) Compulsory
Semester when the course unit is delivered Summer Semester 2022
Teaching hours per week 0
Year of study 2022
Number of ECTS credits allocated First Cycle (Bachelor)
Number of ECTS credits allocated 7
Name of lecturer(s) Christian BEISER, Lilybeth DURAN-GÄCHTER, Martin GESER, Erika GESER-ENGLEITNER, Oliver MÖSSINGER, Peter NIEDERMAIR, Hanno ÖLZ, Lena PRAßL, Rainer SCHUMACHER, Tatjana TSCHABRUN, Alexander WACHTER

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course content

The Bachelor-Thesis establishes a relationship to a methodological seminar of Bachelor-Program Social Work. It reflects multiple methodological aspects of Social Work. It connects theoretical aspects towards a "Theory of disciplines" and logically constructs a comprehensible relation with the disciplines of Social Work. Its main focus lies on an intensive discussion of different studies and various literature which belongs to reference sciences of Social Work.

Learning outcomes

The second Bachelor-Thesis aims at questions of multiple problems in the fields of Social Work (e.g. unemployed young people, migrants), corresponding to (social or real) groups or communities.The thesis shows multiple problems of the selected topic and analyses its possible causes (e.g. by using relevant theories and statistical data). The thesis expresses methodological approaches refering to the selected target group (e.g. accessibility, ressources, function of Social Work) and the field of multiple problems.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Independent work of a written thesis-document (40 to 50 pages). Supported by an internal or external professional with academical examination, belonging to the regional environment and to the field of Social Work.

Assessment methods and criteria

Validation by notes and ECTS-validation



Recommended or required reading

Bramberger, Andrea; Forster, Edgar (2008): Wissenschaftlich schreiben: kritisch - reflexiv - handlungsorientiert. 2. Aufl. Münster; Wien: Lit.

Kornmeier, Martin (2016): Wissenschaftlich schreiben leicht gemacht für Bachelor, Master und Dissertation. 7. Aufl. Stuttgart: UTB GmbH.

Rost, Friedrich (2018): Lern- und Arbeitstechniken für das Studium. 8. Aufl. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)