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bio470 - Marine Biology Field Trip (Complete module description)
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Module label Marine Biology Field Trip
Module code bio470
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 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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Entry requirements
Skills to be acquired in this module

++ biological knowledge
++ knowledge of biological working methods
++ biologically relevant knowledge in the natural sciences and mathematics
+ statistics & scientific programming
+ interdisciplinary knowledge & thinking
+ abstract, logical, analytical thinking
++ deepened expertise in biological specialist field
++ independent learning and (research-based) working
++ data presentation and evidence-based discussion (written and spoken)
+ teamwork
++ (scientific) communication skills
+ project and time management

On completion of this modul students will: have a basic knowledge of the diversity of marine life; un-derstand the fundamental physiochemical and physiological processes underlying the productivity of marine environments; understand the ecological dynamics of marine ecosystems; appreciate the role of humans in disturbing and exploiting marine ecosystems; have developed a critical, analytical ap-proach to scientific research; have developed skills in writing scientific reports and in oral communica-tion of scientific information.
Module contents
Microscopy of marine fauna and flora of the wadden sea; Students are required plan and carry out a research project that exposes them to some of the challenges and problems encountered by field bi-ologists - and some of the techniques that are used to solve these problems. Students have to present a scientific poster and a short oral presentation.
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Will be announced in the course.
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency annually
Module capacity 14 (
For more applicants than places, a letter of moti-vation decides on the admission.
Modullevel AS (Akzentsetzung / Accentuation)
Modulart Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program Seminar, Übung, Exkursion
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge Kenntnisse der Großgruppen der Tiere, der Pflanzen und der Protisten
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload attendance
Seminar 2.00 SuSe 28 h
Exercises 2.00 SuSe 28 h
Study trip 2.00 SuSe 28 h
Total time of attendance for the module 84 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module