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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
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Applicability of the module
  • Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Basismodule
  • Bachelor's Programme Mathematics (Bachelor) > Nebenfachmodule
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Basismodule
Responsible persons
Gerlach, Gabriele (Module responsibility)
Zotz, Gerhard (Module counselling)
Sienknecht, Ulrike (Module counselling)
Gerlach, Gabriele (Authorized examiners)
Köppl, Christine (Authorized examiners)
Zotz, Gerhard (Authorized examiners)
Sienknecht, Ulrike (Authorized examiners)
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 of compulsory attendance
6 SoSe und WiSe 84
Seminar (PFLICHT für Erstsemester!)
WiSe 0
Tutorial (optinal)
-- 0
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)