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bio210 - General Biology (Complete module description)
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Module label General Biology
Modulkürzel bio210
Credit points 12.0 KP
Workload 360 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Bachelor's Programme Mathematics (Bachelor) > Nebenfachmodule
Zuständige Personen
Zotz, Gerhard (Module counselling)
Gerlach, Gabriele (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Skills to be acquired in this module

++ biological knowledge
+ knowledge of biological working methods
++ biologically relevant knowledge in the natural sciences and mathematics
+ interdisciplinary knowledge & thinking

The students are enabled:
  • to understand and explain the fundamentals of the subjects dealt with in "Purves" or "Campbell" and to give examples,
  • to find the rôle of biology in other special fields according to their inclinations and abilities,
  • to reflect upon the rôle of biology in other special fields and in a modern society,
  • to approach their individual planning of studies according to their inclinations and abilities
Module contents
The lecture imparts the basic knowledge of biology and covers the subjects dealt with in the textbooks "Purves" or "Campbell"
Purves, Spektrum Verlag, latest edition
Campbell, Pearson Verlag, latest edition
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 2 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level
Modulart / typ of module Pflicht / Mandatory
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method (pro Semester)
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Form of instruction Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 8 112
Tutorial WiSe 0
Seminar (PFLICHT für Erstsemester!)
Pflichtveranstaltung für alle Studierenden im 1. Semester (Bachelor und Master)
SoSe und WiSe 0
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 112 h
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
Written examination either in the final week of the semester or in the first week of the semester vacation
One written examination in the winter and summer terms (50 % each)

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