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mam - Master´s Thesis Module (Complete module description)
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Module label Master´s Thesis Module
Module abbreviation mam
Credit points 30.0 KP
Workload 900 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Biology (Master) > Abschlussmodul
Responsible persons
  • der Biologie, Lehrende (Prüfungsberechtigt)
see examination regulations Faculty V and subject-specific annex, §20
Skills to be acquired in this module
Successful completion of the Master module demonstrates that students are able to work on a problem in the field of Biology within a fixed period applying scientific methods.

++ deepened biological expertise
++ deepened knowledge of biological working methods
++ data analysis skills
++ 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
Module contents
Preparing the Master thesis
Active participation in the seminar of the research group, in which the Master thesis is written
Recommended reading
Supervisors may supply an initial reading list with important literature. The students are expected to find and use further literature as needed.
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency semiannual
Module capacity unlimited
Module level Abschlussmodul (Abschlussmodul / Conclude)
Type of module Pflicht / Mandatory
Teaching/Learning method Seminar, Masterarbeit
Previous knowledge
Examination Examination times Type of examination
Final exam of module
master's thesis (90%)
Final colloquium (10%)
Type of course Colloquium
Frequency SoSe oder WiSe
Workload Präsenzzeit 28 h