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bio750 - Advanced Evolutionary Biology (Complete module description)
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Module label Advanced Evolutionary Biology
Module abbreviation bio750
Credit points 15.0 KP
Workload 450 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Biology (Master) > Background Modules
Responsible persons
  • Bininda-Emonds, Olaf (module responsibility)
  • Albach, Dirk Carl (Module counselling)
  • Ahlrichs, Wilko (Module counselling)
  • Gerlach, Gabriele (Module counselling)
  • von Hagen, Klaus Bernhard (Module counselling)
BSc Biology, successful completion of Evolutionary Biology Master I (or equivalent knowledge)
Skills to be acquired in this module
Current subjects in evolutionary biology research are delineated to form the basis for individual research projects in which the students will learn to develop experiments; apply cutting-edge methods; and to derive, analyse and evaluate scientific data.
Module contents
Seminar: Presentation and subsequent discussion of the individual research projects.
Practical: Research projects to be performed in the working group of the respective lecturer.
Recommended reading
Project-related literature will be announced at the start of the module.
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Type of course Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Seminar 2 28
Practical training 8 112
Total module attendance time 140 h
Examination Examination times Type of examination
Final exam of module
Before the end of the module; protocols can be handed in until the last day of the course.
1. Protocol(s) (60 %)
2. Presentation(s) (40 %)

Regular active participation is required to pass the module.