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Compulsory Modules (10 ECTS-Credits)
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Compulsory Module 1: Dissertation Project (5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students are able to present and discuss the exposé and preliminary report of their dissertation publicly in front of the department. They are capable of individually reasoning, questioning and, if necessary, correcting issues in order to empirically review their hypotheses and study indicators.
Compulsory Module 2: Scientific Publishing (Going Public) (2.5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students are able to present research results in national or international forums, to critically question their own research performance and research performances of others and recognize strengths and weaknesses of their own research. Students have didactic skills in order to clearly present their research results for experts and to convey complex correlations in a comprehensible matter.
Compulsory Module 3: Doctoral Thesis Defense (2.5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of all other modules and positive evaluation of the dissertation
Learning Outcome: Presentation, reflection on, and analysis of dissertation results in the overall context of the doctoral programme; the focus is on summarizing and explaining the 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.

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).