Elecitve Modules (10 ECTS-Credits)
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Elective Module 1: Research Methods (5 ECTS-Credits; 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: The students are able to account for their choice of research methods in relation to the construction and context of the research subject of the dissertation, to interpret the data based on theory and to present the results in an adequate way.
Courses covering altogether 5 ECTS-Credits must be passed in accordance with the dissertation agreement. It is recommended to choose a course from the field of "Equality and Gender".
Elective Module 2: Generic Cometencies and Interdisciplinary Research (5 ECTS-Credits)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students possess the theoretical knowledge and practical skills of selected disciplines that enable them to undertake independent scientific work and help them to be of value in their future professional fields.
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In accordance with the dissertation agreement own research results are presented on national and international fora (e.g. lectures, progress reports, poster presentations on conferences, seminars, symposia, congresses, research workshops, workshops, summer schools, competitions) and/or published as articles (e.g. in respective, scientific journals or anthologies).
Elective Module 3: Publishing and Presentation (5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students are able to actively contribute to scientific discourse, to present arguments for their positions, to evaluate their own research as well as the research of others, to productively deal with criticism and to contribute to the research results of a scientific community that is committed to research ethics.
Eigene Forschungsergebnisse werden gemäß Festlegung in der Dissertationsvereinbarung auf nationalen und internationalen Foren präsentiert (z.B. Vorträge, Progress-Reports, Poster-Präsentationen auf Konferenzen, Tagungen, Symposien, Kongressen, Forschungswerkstätten, Workshops, summer-schools, Wettbewerben) und/oder in Form von eingereichten Artikeln publiziert (z.B. in facheinschlägigen, wissenschaftlichen Zeitschriften oder Sammelbänden).
Elective Module 4: Teaching and Didactics (5 ECTS-Credits; 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students acquire didactical knowledge in the field of scientific teaching, in consideration of in-depth knowledge, including new cultural techniques and communication technology.

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  • 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).