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neu800 - Introduction to Matlab (Complete module description)
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Module label Introduction to Matlab
Module code neu800
Credit points 3.0 KP
Workload 90 h
2 SWS Supervised exercise (UE) "Introduction to MATLAB"
Total workload 90h: 28h contact / 62h practising learned programming skills
Institute directory Department of Neurosciences
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Biology (Master) > Skills Modules
  • Master's Programme Biology (Master) > Skills Modules
  • Master's Programme Neuroscience (Master) > Skills Modules
Responsible persons
Gießing, Carsten (Module responsibility)
Gießing, Carsten (Authorized examiners)
Skills to be acquired in this module

++ Expt. Methods
+ Social skills
+ Interdiscipl. knowlg.
++ Maths/Stats/Progr.
+ Data present./disc.
+ Scientific English

Within this introductory course students will learn the basics of MATLAB programming. Participants will be introduced in fundamental programming concepts.
Module contents
The modul comprises an introduction to data structures, flow control, loops, graphics, basic data analyses with MATLAB, scripts and functions.
Reader's advisory
Recommended: Wallisch, Pascal (2014) MATLAB for neuroscientists: an introduction to scientific computing in MATLAB. 2. ed., Amsterdam: Elsevier.
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency annually, summer term, second half
Module capacity 12 (in total with bio640) (
shared course components with (cannot be credited twice): bio640
Modullevel / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
SuSe 0
SuSe 0
2 SuSe 28
Total time of attendance for the module 28 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
end of summer term
Working on exercises
Regular active participation