Compulsory Modules (30 ECTS-Credits)
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Compulsory Module 1: Doctoral Thesis Defense (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 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.
Compulsory Module 3: Participation in the Academic Discussion (5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Becoming familiar with current research findings, presenting research results in national and international forums, acquiring basic skills in international networking and in research management and in applying for research funds; students analyse and critically assess their own research results and those of others; creation of a culture that is committed to Research ethics and rejects plagiarism.
  COURSES Compulsory Module 5: Generic Skills (5 ECTS-Credits)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: After the successful completion of this module, students possess advanced theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in selected disciplines which exceed their subject-specific competencies and enable them to pursue independent scientific work and help them succeed in their future careers.
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