5094 Y2CO QFin Master Thesis Seminar
Univ.Prof. Dr. Kurt Hornik, Univ.Prof. Dr. Stefan Pichler, Univ.Prof. Dr. Rainer Jankowitsch
  • LV-Typ
  • Semesterstunden
  • Unterrichtssprache
01.02.2019 bis 24.02.2019
Anmeldung über LPIS
Hinweise zur LV
Planpunkt(e) Master
Wochentag Datum Uhrzeit Raum
Montag 24.06.2019 09:00 - 19:00 D4.0.127
Mittwoch 26.06.2019 09:00 - 13:30 D4.0.127

Inhalte der LV

Within this course, students will write their master thesis.
They will have to perform certain tasks like

  • submitting a proposal and discussing it with the course instructors
  • doing an interim presetation and
  • presenting the main findings of their theses to the course instructors and their colleagues.

Lernergebnisse (Learning Outcomes)

After completing the course students will be able to:

  • define a research question after having identified a specific problem
  • independently perform a scientific problem solving process
  • adopt quantitative methods to the research question 
  • evaluate, to interpret and to discuss relevant datasets 
  • give an overview of actual scientific knowledge on the area of research.

Furthermore, after completing the course students will be able to:

  • organize and to structure information and their own ideas
  • integrate the information obtained before into a coherent approach
  • breakdown a global problem into partial steps and milestones and to work on it according to a project schedule
  • enhance knowledge and information according to a specific target group.
  • gather, to assess and to critically summerize the relevant literature
  • get to know basic methods of scientific work and to adopt it on the research question chosen appropriate to the level of a master thesis

Regelung zur Anwesenheit

Specific attendance rules apply for the final presentations and will be communicated together with the final schedule of these presentations.


  • Preliminary discussion (in the fall term)
  • Individual meetings with students (fall term; details scheduled to be distributed before)
  • Final presentations (at the end of the spring term)

Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung

Assessment will be based upon:

  • Quality of submitted presentation slides (20%)
  • Proposal presentation (40%)
  • Final presentation (40%)

Teilnahmevoraussetzung(en) und Vergabe von Wartelistenplätzen

Successful completion of at least 42 ECTS credits from the first year compulsory common courses.

Erreichbarkeit des/der Vortragenden,,

Detailinformationen zu einzelnen Lehrveranstaltungseinheiten

Einheit Datum Inhalte

Final presentations, group #1


Final presentations, group #2


Final presentations, group #3


Final presentations, group #4

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