4208161: C15 Research Seminar Data Science

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Semester:WS 16/17
Scheduled in semester:3
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:30.0 L / 27.0 h
Self-directed study time:63.0 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Master's degree programme in Information Systems (01.09.2015)


Short description
The course focuses on developing research proposals in the field of data science.


  • Conducting literature reviews
  • Developing research questions
  • Designing qualitative, quantitative, and design oriented research
  • Writing research proposals
  • Ethical issues in data science

Learning objectives
  • Students will know the professional code of conduct of the academic IS discipline.
  • Students will effectively communicate academic research designs.
  • Students will produce rigorous research proposals in the area of data science.
  • Students will recognize and analyze ethical problems of designing and conducting research in the field of data science.

  • The module integrates theoretical knowledge and practical skills in an interactive seminar.
  • The e-learning platform Moodle will be used throughout the course for the dissemination of course material and discussions.

Recommended previous knowledge
  • Research Methods

Compulsory reading
  • Creswell, J. W. (2013). Research design: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches. Sage.



  • PWW-MA_Research Seminar Data Science (WS 16/17, bewertet)