Master's program "Geobiology and Paleobiology"

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Modules Semester 3

Semester 3

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 9 Research Project (12 ECTS)

  • P 9.1 Research Project Design: Seminar (2 ECTS)
  • P 9.2 Individual Research Project:Practical (10 ECTS)

P 10 Evolution and Ecology (6 ECTS)

  • P 10.1 Mechanisms of Evolution: Lecture (3ECTS)
  • P 10.2 Paleoecology: Lecture (3 ECTS)

Elective modules (chose 4 of 6):

WP 12.1 Geobiological Field Exercises: Field Practical (3 ECTS)

WP 13.1 Geomicrobiology: Tutorial (3 ECTS)

WP 14.1 Advanced Topics in Geosciences: Lecture (3 ECTS)

WP 15.1 Special Topics in Geosciences: Lectures (2 ECTS)

WP 16.1 Advanced Invertebrate Geobiology: Tutorial (3 ECTS)

WP 17.1 Collections Management and Research: Tutorial (3 ECTS)

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