Introduction to Scientific Work in Engineering


RWTH Online

Language of Instruction: German

Type: Seminar

Registration dates from Sept. 1st, 2023, 00:00 until October 8th, 2023, 23:59.


Module Description


In this course, the students are introduced to the basics of efficient scientific work:

  • Structure/composition of scientific papers
  • Citation methods
  • Literature research
  • Presentation techniques
  • Reading techniques
  • Learning techniques
  • Time management

Intended Learning Outcomes

Students should achieve the following learning outcomes:

  • Knowledge of methods, procedure and criteria of scientific work
  • Knowledge of correct citation
  • Understanding about structural and expedient reading, treatment and presentation
  • Successful, autonomous writing of a scientific work in the form of an ungraded term paper

Language of instruction: German
Type: Seminar


Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Development Goal 4: Quality Education Copyright: © UN

The course offers an introduction to scientific work by providing a theoretical overview, which is then followed by practical application in the form of a seminar paper. The course lays the foundations for high-quality education and the critical, objective analysis and discussion of scientific questions.

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SDG 4: Quality Education