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bio215 - Introduction to Biology (Complete module description)
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Module label Introduction to Biology
Module code bio215
Credit points 9.0 KP
Workload 270 h
Faculty/Institute Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Used in course of study
  • Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Basismodule
  • Bachelor's Programme Mathematics (Bachelor) > Nebenfachmodule
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Basismodule
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Module responsibility
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Module counceling
Entry requirements
Skills to be acquired in this module
++ biological knowledge
+ knowledge of techniques in biology
++ biologically relevant knowledge in the natural sciences and mathematics
+ cross-disciplinary knowledge and thinking
Module contents
Lecture conveys knowledge in
  • evolution, ecology and biodiversity (WiSe)
  • animal physiology and developmental biology (SoSe)
Reader's advisory
Campbell et al. "Biologie", Pearson
Sadava et al. "Purves, Biologie", Springer
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 2 Semester
Module frequency
Module capacity 300
Modullevel / module level BC (Basiscurriculum / Base curriculum)
Modulart / typ of module Pflicht / Mandatory
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Vorlesung
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload attendance
Lecture 6.00 SuSe and WiSe 84 h
Seminar (PFLICHT für Erstsemester!) 0.00 WiSe 0 h
Tutorial (optinal) 0.00 -- 0 h
Total time of attendance for the module 84 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
lecture-free periods after each series
2 written examinations (WiSe and SoSe)