Bacherlor´s Thesis

Justification

The final year project (FYP) consists of a project, report or original study to be completed individually by students with the assistance of one or more supervisors. The project should integrate and develop the content studied and the skills, competences and abilities acquired during the degree courses in Economics and Business Administration and Management.  

The aim of the FYP is to accredit the knowledge and skills acquired by students during their degree studies by their preparing, presenting and defending an original project which focuses on one of the topics studied during the degree course. The project must have a proven scientific, business or economic relevance. The FYP is the culmination of students’ academic achievements in their undergraduate studies.

Dates for submission of FYPs and public defence during the academic year 2013-2104

 

SPECIAL END OF DEGREE SESSION DECEMBER/JANUARY:

Submission: 16 and 17 December 2013.
Publication of date, place and time for public defence: 19 December 2013.
Public Defences: from 13 to 14 January (depending on number of FYPs).

 

REGULAR SESSION JUNE 2014:

Submission: 12 and 13 June 2014.
Publication of date, place and time for public defence: 17 June 2014.
Public Defences: from 25 to 27 June 2014 (depending on number of FYPs).

 

EXTRA SESSION JULY 2014:

Submission: 10 and 11 de July 2014.
Publication of date, place and time for public defence: 15 July 2014.
Public Defences: from 21 to 23 July 2014 (depending on number of FYPs).

Normativa para la realización y defensa de los TFG de la Facultad

Orientation Seminar on how to approach the Final Year Project

Orientation Seminar on how to approach the Final Year Project
 
Orientation seminar regarding the methodological guidelines required for doing Final Year Projects (FYPs).

 

OBJECTIVE:

This seminar aims to orient students regarding common issues, such as defining key questions, methodology, sources to be used for collecting data, bibliographical resources, types, structure and defence of FYPs. They will also be given information on the use of advanced lCT tools for producing the project.

 

ECTS CREDITS:

1 credit

 

CONTENT:

1. REGULATIONS AND DRAFTING OF FYPs
1.1. Regulations regarding production and defence of FYPs
1.2. Drafting and style of FYPs
2. TYPES OF FYPs
2.1. An academic work
2.2. Business plan
2.3. A work based on experience in company placements
3. ICT TOOLS
3.1. Basic use of Microsoft Office for producing FYPs (MS Word, MS PowerPoint).
3.2. Searching for resources in the UCLM online library
4. DEFENCE OF FYPs
4.1. Oral defence of The FYP: guidelines for effective communication.

 

METHODOLOGY:

- Lectures presenting the previously mentioned content.

- Independent work by students. Preparation of a report to be submitted to the tutor. This report should include the following aspects: a) project title, b) justification of type of FYP selected, c) a provisional index of the points to be developed in the project, d) correct inclusion of three or four bibliographical references.

 

HOURS OF STUDENT WORK:

10 hours of classwork.

15 hours of independent work.

 

SUPPPORTING DOCUMENTS:

Certificate of attendance and report to be submitted to tutor.

 

CLASS SCHEDULE

Session I: 10 October: 16:00 to 21:00.
Session II: 11October: 9:00 to 14:00.

 

 

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