Key comptence module "Introduction to behavioral biology" (6 C, 4 SWS) [M.Bio.346]

Learning outcome: Profound knowledge of basic concepts in behavioral biology with special emphasis on behavioral ecology, sociobiology and cognition. Special consideration of the quantitative aspect of behavioral research.

Core skills: Students should be able to present and discuss scientific issues in oral and written form.

Courses and examinations
1. Lecture: "Introduction to behavioral biology" (3 SWS)
2. Seminar: "Concepts of behavioral biology" (1 SWS)

Prerequisite for examination: oral presentation within the seminar (30 min)

Examination: written examination (90 minutes)

Selection options

Admission requirements
Can´t be combined with core module M.Bio.306 or key competence module M.Bio.366.

Number of repeat examinations permitted

Module applicable in the following degree programmes
MA Developmental, Neural, and Behavioral Biology
MA Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution

Course frequency: Academic Term
Each winter-semester

One semester

English; German in agreement with participants

Maximum number of students

Workload: 180 h (56/124 h, Attendance time/Self-study time)

Person responsible for module
Dr Cornelia Kraus