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bio750 - Advanced Evolutionary Biology (Complete module description)
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Module label Advanced Evolutionary Biology
Modulkürzel bio750
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
Bininda-Emonds, Olaf (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Ahlrichs, Wilko (Module counselling)
Albach, Dirk Carl (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

++ 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)
++ project and time management
+ statistics & scientific programming

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.
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
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
Seminar 2 28
Practical training 8 112
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 140 h
Examination Prüfungszeiten 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.