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bio210 - General Biology (Complete module description)
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Module label General Biology
Modulkürzel bio210
Credit points 12.0 KP
Workload 360 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Bachelor's Programme Chemistry (Bachelor) > Frühere Module
Zuständige Personen
Gerlach, Gabriele (Module responsibility)
Zotz, Gerhard (Module counselling)
Skills to be acquired in this module
The students are enabled:
  • to understand and explain the fundamentals of the subjects dealt with in "Purves" or "Campbell" and to give examples,
  • to find the rôle of biology in other special fields according to their inclinations and abilities,
  • to reflect upon the rôle of biology in other special fields and in a modern society,
  • to approach their individual planning of studies according to their inclinations and abilities
Module contents
The lecture imparts the basic knowledge of biology and covers the subjects dealt with in the textbooks "Purves" or "Campbell"
Purves, Spektrum Verlag, latest edition
Campbell, Pearson Verlag, latest edition
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 2 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level BC (Basiscurriculum)
Modulart / typ of module Pflicht
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method (pro Semester)
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Form of instruction Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 4 56
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 56 h
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
Written examination either in the final week of the semester or in the first week of the semester vacation
One written examination in the winter and summer terms (50 % each)

Additional conditions regarding attendance and ungraded activities as determined by the persons responsible for the module will apply.