Compulsory Modules (55 ECTS-Credits)
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Compulsory Module 4: Presentation Projects (10 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of compulsory module 3.
Learning Outcome: Competences in independently planning, executing, and evaluating presentation projects in national and international forums; basic competences in research management and in applying for research funding; students enhance their competence to analyze and critically evaluate the presentation of their own scientific achievements and those of others with the objective to develop independence and innovation skills.
Students independently carry out presentation projects to be chosen in coordination with the team of supervisors.
Compulsory Module 6: Defense of the Dissertation (4 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of compulsory modules 1-5, the chosen elective module as well as 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 method competences, as well as on presenting the results on the highest academic level.
Final oral defence of the dissertation before an examination board.

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