Courses



1. Ancient History
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Module 1A: In-Depth Study of History I (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 2h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Competence to structure short- and long-term processes and sequences of events; competence to reflective analysis of generation of historical knowledge with consideration of problem- and method-oriented questions about the ancient world.
Module 2A: In-Depth Study of History II (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Broadening of subject-specific knowledge by examination of new topics, with consideration of current research tendencies and controversies; implementation of scientific competences (methods and work techniques), development of qualifications in autonomous historical reasoning.
Module 3A: Cultural Spaces Excursion: Ancient History and Ancient Oriental Studies (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Broadening of competences by means of post mortem in museums and historical sites.
Module 3B: Cultural Spaces Archaeological Training (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: To take autonomous responsibility in organising and leading part of a scientific excavation, as well as to process archaeological findings and complete the relevant documentation.
Module 4A: In-Depth Study of History III (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Examination of classics of History and related disciplines as well as discussion of current debates; handling of historiographical texts and insight into different conceptions of history.
Module 5A: Research Workshop I (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 3h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Development of questions including overview on research literature and source material for the Master thesis; communication and rationale of one's own research conception, on one's own scientific work, use of one's own knowledge to examine new and unfamiliar topics; becoming familiar with peer review, practice with constructive handling of critique, evaluation of possible research discussions.
Module 5B: Research Workshop II (7.5 ECTS, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Presentation of the questions of the Master thesis including an overview on research literature and source material, communication, rationale and defense of one¿s own research conception, contents and conclusions; reflection on one's own scientific work, use of one's own knowledge to examine new and unfamiliar topics; becoming familiar with peer review, practice of constructive handling of critique, evaluation of current research controversies.
Module 6/7: Modules from other Master study programmes of the Faculty of Humanities 1 (7.5/7.5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: The registration requirements of the respective curricula do apply.
Learning Outcome: In addition to the goal described for the individual modules, students will gain insight into other scientific disciplines or deepen the knowledge of their own.

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).