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mam - Master´s Degree Module (Complete module description)
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Module label Master´s Degree Module
Modulkürzel mam
Credit points 30.0 KP
Workload 900 h
Institute directory Department of Psychology
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Master's Programme Neurocognitive Psychology (Master) > Abschlussmodul
Zuständige Personen
Enrolment in Master's programme Neurocognitive Psychology.
Assignment of a topic by thesis supervisor.
Skills to be acquired in this module
Goals of module:
Students will demonstrate that they are able to perform a psychological experiment according to scientific standards. In addition, they will demonstrate that they are acquainted with the necessary methods and can present their results orally and in written form.

Knowledge in planning, performing, and analysis of a psychological experiment; language skills; arrangement of a scientific report; time management.
Module contents
Part 1: Master's thesis
  • The students work on a given topic in cognitive neuroscience using literature research and the appropriate experimental methods.

Part 2: Master's colloquium
  • The preparation of the thesis is accompanied by a colloquium in which students present their study design at the beginning of their thesis preparation and their results towards the end. In addition, they listen to the presentations of the other students.
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency unregelmäßig
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level Abschlussmodul (Abschlussmodul)
Modulart / typ of module Pflicht
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Supervision of thesis preparation.
Attendance: 28 h. (2 SWS), thesis work: 872 h., total: 900 h.
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
Form of instruction Seminar
Workload Präsenzzeit 0 h