Bakalauro baigiamasis darbas (POL117)

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Anglų kalba
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Course description

In the Economics and Politics program Bachelor Thesis is written during the eighth semester and is worth 15 ECTS credits. Thesis is written in English. While writing their Theses students synthesize and augment knowledge and skills acquired during the study at ISM and demonstrate possession of competences required of the recipients of Bachelor degree in Economics and Politics. In terms of its content and methods of analysis, a Thesis must inter-link objects of several disciplines, particularly those of economics and of politics (the latter being distinct from policy).

Course results

  • To be able to define the research problem and the main goals of a Thesis in a concise way.
  • To be able to perform a review of academic literature, relevant to the problem-area and the main goals of a thesis.
  • Be able to present a testable hypothesis, consistent with assumptions derived from literature review.
  • Be able to collect quantitative and/ or qualitative data and perform appropriate empirical analysis to ascertain the validity of the hypothesis.
  • Be able to demonstrate proficiency in academic writing, proper literature citation and compilation of a reference list.
  • Demonstrate ability to present findings of the thesis to an academic community of peers and defend the thesis in front of a faculty panel.


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