bio900 - Biology Research Module

bio900 - Biology Research Module

Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences 15 KP
Module components Semester courses Wintersemester 2022/2023 Examination
Lecture (optional)
Projektorientiertes Modul
Hinweise zum Modul
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Students can choose between many options of individual projects, offered by the different groups involved in the MScBiology study program. All members of the regular IBU Biology faculty at the University of Oldenburg can act as local supervisor (see list of examinors, Please refer to the list of options in Stud.IP and contact potential supervisors directly.

Within the Modul bio900 is it possible to take several courses as long as their contents differ substantially. When taking the course group 5.02.960 it is mandatory to choose two courses out of the group A – D.
Module examination
internship report
Skills to be acquired in this module
Students will learn to plan, perform and analyse a study in a biological field. Topics will be chosen in close coordination with teaching staff. Depending on the particular project, knowledge in statistics, molecular biology, physiology, modelling, or ethology will be necessary. Results will be related to the current biological literature in a written report and be presented in the seminar of the hosting working group.

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