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module properties The Economics of Entertainment, Culture and Events in degree program Master Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft/Media and Communication Science 2013
module nameThe Economics of Entertainment, Culture and Events
module number101411
departmentDepartment of Economic Sciences and Media
ID of group 2541 (Economic Theory)
module leaderProf. Dr. Oliver Budzinski
credit points6
obligationelective module


certificate of the module Individual achievements or exams
details of the certificate

Each student participant is expected to

-  write a paper,

-  present the paper at the seminar conference,

-  act as an opponent to one of the other papers/presentations,

-  actively participate in the seminar conference.

alternative examination performance due to COVID-19 regulations incl. technical requirements
signup details for alternative examinations
learning outcome

Students are able to understand a current research-based topic in the field The Economics of Entertainment, Culture, and Events, find and understand state-of-the-art scientific literature, present high-level interdependencies and discuss them in a reflective way. They know how to:

  • Search, understand and discuss the state-of-the-art of scientific literature.

  • Identify, classify and compare different streams of the academic literature.

  • Identify and reflect upon open research questions and develop an own academic expert opinion on the topic.

Students are competent to present their work in a written thesis as well as in an oral presentation, following the rules of high-level scientific work, as well as to discuss and reflect upon other students’ work.

The module contains the following subjects:
The Economics of Entertainment, Culture and Events
credit points6
obligationelective module
certificate of the modulealternative examination performance
term Sommersemester