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bio265 - General Microbiology (Complete module description)
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Module label General Microbiology
Module code bio265
Credit points 9.0 KP
Workload 270 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Applicability of the module
  • Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Aufbaumodule
  • Bachelor's Programme Environmental Science (Bachelor) > Wahlpflichtmodule
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Aufbaumodule
Responsible persons
Rabus, Ralf Andreas (Module responsibility)
Rhiel, Erhard (Module counselling)
Wöhlbrand, Lars (Module counselling)
Rabus, Ralf Andreas (Authorized examiners)
Rhiel, Erhard (Authorized examiners)
Wöhlbrand, Lars (Authorized examiners)
Skills to be acquired in this module
Basic knowledge of microbiology; ability to assess and apply fundamental microbiological techniques.
Module contents
Imparting basic microbiological skills and working methods: Chemistry and structure of the cell, fundamentals of metabolism, taxonomy and phylogeny of microorganisms, diversity of microorganisms, insight into Applied Microbiology, propagation of microorganisms.
Reader's advisory
Allgemeine Mikrobiologie, Schlegel 1992; Brock-Biology of Microorganisms, eds.: Madigan et al., 2003; Grundlagen der Mikrobiologie, Cypionka, 2003
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level ---
Modulart / typ of module je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
2 WiSe 28
1 WiSe 14
Practical training
4 WiSe 56
Total time of attendance for the module 98 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
1 written examination

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