Courses



Fifth and Sixth Semester
Elective modules amounting to 45 ECTS-Credits are to be completed.
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Elective Module 1: Advanced Botany I (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: positive completion of compulsory module 2
Learning Outcome: Students have basic knowledge in the areas of palaoecology, the diversity of lower plants, of culture and adventive plants, of the vegetation of Central Europe and the ecology of the forest boundaries.
Elective Module 3: Functional Plant Biology I (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: positive completion of compulsory modules 2, 4 and 7
Learning Outcome: Students have basic theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the areas of the physiology and ecophysiology of plants.
Elective Module 5: Functional Body Plans of Selected Animal Groups (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: positive completion of compulsory modules 2 and 8
Learning Outcome: Students can apply knowledge which leads in practice to the organisation plan of selected animal groups.
Elective Module 10: Medical Microbiology (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students have knowledge of the aspects of microbiology that are relevant for medicine.
Elective Module 13: Methods in Ecology (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: positive completion of compulsory modules 2 and 5A
Learning Outcome: Students develop a basic understanding of modern measurement methods and the use of computers in ecology. Students are urgently advised to do this module if they wish to do the Master Programme in Ecology and Biodiversity at the University of Innsbruck.
Elective Module 17: Molecular Biology III (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: positive completion of compulsory modules 2, 4, 14 and 15
Learning Outcome: Students are able to make practical use of the methods of molecular biology. This module is urgently recommended to students wishing to do the Master Programme Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology of the University of Innsbruck.
Elective Module 18: Molecular Biology IV (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students have knowledge of the cell and molecular-biological regulation mechanisms.
Elective Module 19C: Genome Evolution (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: positive completion of compulsory module 2
Learning Outcome: Students can apply genomevolutive methods in dealing with certain issues through selected issues.
Elective Module 20D: Cellphysiology (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: positive completion of compulsory module 2
Learning Outcome: Students can use cell-biological methods for working on specific issues through selected issues.
Elective Module 22: Skills from other Disciplines (7.5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: The prerequisites of the respective curricula do apply.
Learning Outcome: This module serves both the widening of biological studies and the acquisition of a supplementary qualification. The areas of foreign languages, IT, management and scientific and ethical reflection are recommended areas for this.

Notes:
  • There may still be changes in the courses offered as well as room allocation and course dates.
  • The course descriptions found in the English version of the course catalogue are for informational purposes only. Authoritative information can be found in the "Vorlesungsverzeichnis" (German version of the course catalogue).