Courses



Compulsory Modules (115 ECTS-Credits)
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Compulsory Module 3: Biochemistry (2,5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students - understand the principles of biocatalysis and anabolism and catabolism, - understand the biochemical processes of central metabolic pathways, - can reproduce basic formulas and reaction equations of central metabolic pathways, - can correctly answer simple questions about metabolism regulation and signal transduction.
Compulsory Module 5: Fundamentals of Human Biology (7,5 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students - understand the function of the innate and adaptive immune system, - understand the stem cell concept and its importance for regeneration, - can explain the development, structure and function of the nervous system, - can explain biochemical and molecular features of aging at the level of organisms, organs,cells, organelles and molecules, - understand the biochemical and genetic bases of aging as well as the role of environmental factors.
Compulsory Module 6: Microbiology I (7,5 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students - have an overview of the diversity of microorganisms and the methods for their Determination and classification, - know the molecular-biological characteristics of microorganisms and their possibilities to communicate, - recognise the benefits of microorganisms in the production of food and in wastewater and waste treatment.
Compulsory Module 7: Botany I (7,5 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of compulsory module 1
Learning Outcome: Students - understand the anatomical and morphological structure of various seed plants, - know microscopic techniques, - know the systematic organisation of photosynthetic active organisms, - understand the fundamentals of biological classification and evolutionary trends, - can apply their knowledge practically.
Compulsory Module 8: Zoology I (7,5 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of compulsory module 1
Learning Outcome: Students understand - the different levels of organisation and the blueprints of animals, - the structure and functions of different types of tissue and organs, - basic working techniques in microscopy, - section and dissection of animals, organs and tissues.
Compulsory Module 14: Ecology II (7,5 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of compulsory module 1
Learning Outcome: Students - have basic knowledge in the use of ecological assessments in the field of nature conservation of aquatic and terrestrial systems, - learn ecological contexts based on a practical example in forest border ecotone, - understand biogeochemical cycles in aquatic systems in the context of food webs, - know the use of molecular biological methods in ecology.
Compulsory Module 15: Microbiology II (7,5 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of compulsory module 1 and 9
Learning Outcome: Students - understand the basics of microbial physiology, - can isolate, cultivate and quantify microorganisms, - can investigate microbial activities experimentally.
Compulsory Module 16: Presentation (2,5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of compulsory module 9
Learning Outcome: Students - can present and critically discuss a scientific original work, - can research literature - can manage literature, information and knowledge, - can visualise and present information and knowledge, - know basics of writing scientific papers.

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).