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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor:Anda Rožukalne, Anda Rožukalne
Study type:Part time, Full time
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Communication Science; Information and Communication Science
Language:Latvian
Branch of science:Communication Sciences

Objective

To provide necessary information and to ensure seminar discussions so that each student drafts abstracts of their own Bachelor’s thesis and defends them successfully, continuing to work on their Bachelor’s thesis after course requirements are satisfied. During the course students will be familiarised with the requirements to the Bachelor’s thesis, academic writing and academic ethics, as well as will discuss at seminars theory, methodology and data acquisition problems in the process of drafting a theoretical and creative Bachelor’s thesis related to communication, journalism, public relations, advertising, multimedia and other study directions. At seminars, when presenting Bachelor’s thesis ideas, students will clarify concepts of the Bachelor’s thesis, adapt theoretical rationale, research methodology and data acquisition process to each topic and goals of each specific works.

Prerequisites

Research Methods in Social Sciences, Qualitative Research Methods, Communication Theories, Mass Communication Theories.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

About requirements to the Bachelor’s thesis – methodical instructions.
About the concept of the Bachelor’s thesis.

Skills

To prepare the idea of the Bachelor’s thesis, to formulate goals, tasks, novelty, topicality, theoretical foundation, select research methods or creative work concept guidelines.

Competence

To create an independent research or creative work in communication science, formulating an original and topical topic.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Photography, FO5Bachelor’sLimited choiceAnda Rožukalne, Alnis Stakle
Photography, FON7Bachelor’sLimited choiceAnda Rožukalne, Ilva Skulte, Klāvs Sedlenieks, Sergejs Kruks, Agita Lūse, Alnis Stakle
Multimedia Communication, MK5Bachelor’sLimited choiceAnda Rožukalne, Deniss Hanovs, Ilva Skulte, Ivans Jānis Mihailovs, Klāvs Sedlenieks, Normunds Kozlovs, Ruta Siliņa, Sergejs Kruks, Vita Savicka, Dita Rietuma, Alnis Stakle
Multimedia Communication, MKN7Bachelor’sLimited choiceAnda Rožukalne, Ilva Skulte, Klāvs Sedlenieks, Sergejs Kruks, Alnis Stakle
Public Relations, SA5Bachelor’sLimited choiceAnda Rožukalne, Deniss Hanovs, Ilva Skulte, Ivans Jānis Mihailovs, Klāvs Sedlenieks, Normunds Kozlovs, Ruta Siliņa, Sergejs Kruks, Vita Savicka, Dita Rietuma, Alnis Stakle
Journalism, ZR5Bachelor’sLimited choiceAnna Peipiņa, Anda Rožukalne, Deniss Hanovs, Ilva Skulte, Ivans Jānis Mihailovs, Klāvs Sedlenieks, Normunds Kozlovs, Ruta Siliņa, Sergejs Kruks, Vita Savicka, Dita Rietuma, Alnis Stakle, Ainārs Dimants, Dite Liepa