Master's program "Geobiology and Paleobiology"

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Modules Semester 2

Semester 2

The program is organized in modules, of which some are mandatory (P) and others are elective (WP). A certain number of elective courses have to be chosen by the student. The mandatory (P) modules usually consist of two courses, elective modules (WP) are usually single courses to increase the flexibility for course choice. 

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Mandatory modules:

P 4 Laboratory Methods (6 ECTS)

  • P 4.1 Methods in Geobiology and Paleobiology: Lecture (3 ECTS)
  • P 4.2 Methods in Geobiology and Paleobiology: Tutorial (3 ECTS)

P 5 Data Analysis (6 ECTS)

  • P 5.1 Statistics for Geobiology and Paleobiology: Lecture (3ECTS)
  • P 5.2 Statistics for Geobiology and Paleobiology: Tutorial (3 ECTS)

P 6 Field Practical I (3 ECTS)

  • P 6.1 Geobiology: Field Practical (3 ECTS)

P 7 Field Practical II (3 ECTS)

  • P 7.1 Paleobiology: Field Practical (3 ECTS)

P 8 Scientific Presentation and Communication

  • P 8.1 Presentation and Communication Skills: Seminar (3 ECTS)
  • P 8.2 Seminar on Current Topics in Geobiology and Paleobiology (3 ECTS)

Elective modules (chose 2 of 4):

WP 8.1 Molecular Methods in Geobiology: Tutorial (3 ECTS)

WP 9.1 Vertebrate Paleontology: Tutorial (3 ECTS)

WP 10.1 Vertebrate Evolution: Tutorial (3 ECTS)

WP 11.1 Micropaleontology: Tutorial (3 ECTS)


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