188.147 Diploma Students Seminar
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2019W, SE, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: SE Seminar

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to present the topic of their diploma thesis in adequeate depth as well as breadth. They are able to formulate and answer research questions as well as to discuss critical issues related to the topic of interest.

Subject of course

Seminar on selected topics related to currently running diploma theses.

Teaching methods

In the course of the seminar and through individual monitoring, students will be familiarized with the procedure of literature research, critical assessment and follow-up work by writing a seminar paper. Although approaches will depend on the selected topic of the paper, students should focus on scientific literature in English. Another important aspect of this seminar will be the practicing of students' presentation skills.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: https://www.tuwien.at/fileadmin/Assets/dienstleister/Datenschutz_und_Dokumentenmanagement/Plagiarism.pdf



Examination modalities

Students are graded based on their literature selection, seminar paper and presentation.

Course registration

Not necessary




Previous knowledge

Accompanying seminar for diploma students. In the course of the master thesis 2 presentations will be held. The first presentation is used to present the subject of the master thesis. The second presentation represents the closure of the master thesis - the invitation for the presentation will be send to a wider audience.