Courses



Compulsory Modules (115 ECTS-Credits)
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Compulsory Module 1: Introduction to the Biological Disciplines (12,5 ECTS-Credits, 9 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students understand - the structure and organisation of the Bachelor¿s Programme Biology, - blueprints and physiology of plants, - the organisation and variety of animals, - basic concepts and working methods in ecology, - the basic properties and the importance of microorganisms.
Compulsory Module 2: Fundamentals of Biology (7,5 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students know - the fundamentals of classical genetics and molecular genetics, - the basic principles and methods of molecular biology, - cell blueprints, basic functional processes in cells and their differentiation ability, - fundamentals of modern evolutional biology and population genetics, - evolutionary origin of humans.
Compulsory Module 3: Fundamentals of Chemistry and Physics (7,5 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students understand - the basics of general, inorganic and organic chemistry, - biochemical bases of biologically relevant molecules, - biologically relevant topics and methods of physics.
Compulsory Module 9: Fundamentals of Scientific Working (7,5 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of compulsory module 3
Learning Outcome: Students - have basic skills for safe work in chemical-biological laboratories, - master basic laboratory techniques incl. documentation, - can perform simple experiments according to instructions, - can evaluate test results and present them in a report.
Compulsory Module 10: Ecology I (7,5 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students - have basic knowledge of biogeochemical and ecological processes, structures and functions in aquatic and terrestrial systems, - can evaluate case studies from the field of landscape ecology.
Compulsory Module 11: Molecular Biology (7,5 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of compulsory module 2 and 3
Learning Outcome: Students - know central model organisms of molecular biological and genetic research, - understand the regulation of gene expression, - know concepts and methodical approaches of modern developmental biology, - are familiar with the theoretical foundations of important molecular biological andgenetic methods and their application to specific scientific questions.
Compulsory Module 12: Zoology II (7,5 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students know - the evolutionarily conserved stages of animal embryonic development, - the causal relations between evolutionary and developmental biology, - structure-function relationships of animal tissues and organs, - the basics of the physiology of animal organisms.

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).