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bio740 - Advanced Marine Biodiversity (Complete module description)
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Module label Advanced Marine Biodiversity
Modulkürzel bio740
Credit points 15.0 KP
Workload 450 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Master's Programme Biology (Master) > Background Modules
Zuständige Personen
Martinez Arbizu, Pedro Miguel (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Glatzel, Thomas (Module counselling)
BSc Biology, graduate from Master I or adequate knowledge
Skills to be acquired in this module

++ deepened biological expertise
++ deepened knowledge of biological working methods
++ data analysis skills
++ interdisciplinary thinking
++ critical and analytical thinking
++ independent searching and knowledge of scientific literature
++ ability to perform independent biological research
++ data presentation and discussion in German and English (written and spoken)
+ teamwork
+ ethics and professional behaviour
++ project and time management
+ statistics & scientific programming

Current subjects of marine biodiversity research are defined and developed to an own research project before the background of the latest scientific results. Students develop experiments, learn and apply methods, derive, analyse and evaluate data.
Module contents
SE: Presentation and later on discussion of the own research project
E: Own research projects are performed in the working group of the respective lecturer and also outside Oldenburg University: Deutsches Zentrum für Marine Biodiversitätsforschung DZMB (Wilhelmshaven) (German Centre of Marine Biodiversity Research) or Alfred-Wegener Institute (Bremerhaven)
as announced
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level ---
Modulart / typ of module je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Form of instruction Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Exercises 10 140
Seminar 3 42
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 182 h
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
Presentation(s) (100 %)

Regular active participation is required for the module to be passed.