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bio370 - Flora Advanced Plant Biodiversity (Complete module description)
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Module label Flora Advanced Plant Biodiversity
Module code bio370
Credit points 15.0 KP
Workload 450 h
Faculty/Institute Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Used in course of study
  • Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) >
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) >
  • Master of Education Programme (Gymnasium) Biology (Master of Education) >
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Module responsibility
Authorized examiners
Module counceling
Entry requirements
passed module Flora/Fauna
Skills to be acquired in this module

+ biological knowledge
+ knowledge of biological working methods
+ deepened expertise in biological specialist field
+ independent learning and (research-based) working
+ data presentation and evidence-based discussion (written and spoken)
+ (scientific) communication skills
+ knowledge of safety and environmental issues

The module is intended to give students in-depth knowledge on plant determination and the diversity of plants. Students shall increase their knowledge on species and learn and improve their abilities in plant determination and plant conservation.
Module contents
The module comprises a lecture in the Botanical Garden, where plants will be observed and investigated. This includes algae, bryophytes, ferns, gymnosperms and various families of angiosperms.
The seminar is intended to let students study in-depth additional plant families with their typical characters.
The exercises will be used to apply the abilities to plant species in the vicinity of Oldenburg and to practice methods in mapping and surveying plant species.
Reader's advisory
Rothmaler - Exkursionsflora von Deutschland. Gefäßpflanzen: Grundband
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency im 2-Jahres-Zyklus
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
The module will be offered biennially.
Modullevel AS (Akzentsetzung / Accentuation)
Modulart Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload attendance
Lecture 2.00 28 h
Exercises 5.00 70 h
Seminar 3.00 42 h
Total time of attendance for the module 140 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module

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