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bio410 - Basic Concepts in Neurobiology II (Complete module description)
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Module label Basic Concepts in Neurobiology II
Module code bio410
Credit points 15.0 KP
Workload 450 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Applicability of the module
  • Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Akzentsetzungsmodule
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Akzentsetzungsmodule
  • Master of Education Programme (Gymnasium) Biology (Master of Education) > Mastermodule
Responsible persons
Klump, Georg Martin (Authorized examiners)
Langemann, Ulrike (Module counselling)
Thiel, Christiane Margarete (Module counselling)
Köppl, Christine (Module counselling)
Skills to be acquired in this module

++ biological knowledge
++ knowledge of biological working methods
+ abstract, logical, analytical thinking
+ deepened expertise in biological specialist field
+ data presentation and evidence-based discussion (written and spoken)

Basic knowledge and relations of sensory science, cognition, and motor functions are imparted. Transfer achievement: Presentation of personal experimental results.
Module contents
The lecture covers the anatomy and function of simple sensory and motory systems as well as higher cognitive functions. Selected subjects are treated in more detail in the seminar. In the subsequent block practical course, this theoretical knowledge is verified under real-world conditions by simple experiments related to the subjects dealt with in the lecture including data analysis and presentation of results.
Reader's advisory
Purves D, Augustine GJ, Fitzpatrick D, Hall WC, LaMantia AS, McNamara JO, White LE (2008) Neuroscience. Palgrave Macmillan
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level AS (Akzentsetzung / Accentuation)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
4 56
5 70
1 14
Total time of attendance for the module 140 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
Written examination in the course of the semester vacation (usually in March)
1 written examination

Additional conditions regarding attendance and ungraded activities as determined by the persons responsible for the module will apply.