Examensarbete i företagsekonomi för kandidatexamen (EXKAFIN)

Course description

The distinctive feature of a bachelor thesis is its focus on the theory of science and within a particular subject area.

The Bachelor’s Degree Thesis course consists of the following main components:

- theoretical and empirical studies within the field of finance in business administration
- studies of research method and the philosophy of social science
- writing and presentation of preparatory assignments, peer review reports and bachelor’s thesis

Intended Learning Outcomes
The overall aim of the course is for the student to practice thinking, working and writing scientifically as well as to practice applying theoretical and methodological concepts and perspectives to a problem grounded in previous research. The intended learning outcomes are based on the requirements on knowledge, skills and approach drawn up for the Bachelor’s Degree in the System of Qualificatiosn of the Higher Education Ordinance, supplement 2. After completion of the bachelor’s thesis, the student should be able to:

Knowledge and Understanding

1. Develop and formulate a problem firmly rooted in previous research within the main field of the study.

Competence and Skill

2. Critically discuss, evaluate and apply theories and concepts to a literature review, to the problematisation process and to the analysis of empirical data.
3. Discuss, account for and state the reasons for the choice of research approach and research method.
4. Demonstrate accuracy and rigor in terms of scientific akribi, academic formalities and specified time frames.

Judgement and Approach

5. Make a serious attempt to produce a theoretically and empirically grounded contribution to knowledge.
6. Evaluate one’s own work and its contribution to knowledge with respect to scientific, societal and ethical aspects.

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Course title:
Examensarbete i företagsekonomi för kandidatexamen
Semester: Spring term 2020
Study period: 3 4
Rate of studies: 100%
Level: Undergraduate level (first cycle)
Credits: 15.0
Language of instruction: English

Course code: Fe3931



Course coordinator:
Oskar Sjölander
Head of course:
Sara Jonsson
Student services:
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