Compulsory Modules (55 ECTS-Credits)
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Compulsory Module 2: Scientific Basics/Core Skills of the Thesis Topic (10 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: After the successful completion of this module, students possess the high level of interdisciplinary knowledge necessary for working on the dissertation.
Teaching units amounting to 10 ECTS-Credits are to be completed in line with the thesis agreement as scientific basics/core competences.
Compulsory Module 4: Presentation of Own Research Results (15 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students acquire subject-specific and other competences which enable them to independently prepare, design and carry out scientific lectures and poster presentations as well as to critically discuss and reflect on them with experts.
Students present their dissertation results in the form of a lecture or poster presentation at national or international scientific conferences;
Compulsory Module 6: Doctoral Thesis Defense (5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: positive completion of all other modules and positive evaluation of the dissertation
Learning Outcome: Presentation, reflection on, and analysis of the dissertation results in the overall context of the doctoral programme; the focus is on summarizing and explaining results of the research project, on presenting the increase in knowledge for the discipline, on demonstrating evaluation and methodical competences as well as on presenting the results.
Final oral dissertation defense before an examination board.

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