[Ocean Research] Doing Science


General information

Course name Doing Science
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Course code bioc-110
Course coordinator Prof. Dr. Martin Wahl
Faculty Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Examination office Examination Office of the Department of Biology
Short summary This module aims at teaching and practicing specific skills necessary for participating in scientific research. Topics to be covered are: Recognition of scientifically interesting questions, formulation of hypotheses, gathering data and designing experiments. Analysis of results and graphic presentation. Written and Oral Scientific Communication.  Critical review of scientific literature. Writing a proposal.

Information about study level

Study level Master
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Information about credit points, evaluation and frequency

Evaluation Oral presentation and homework
Frequency Winter semester

Information about teaching language

Teaching language English
Minimum language requirement B1
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Information about requirements

Recommended requirements A bachelor’s degree and participation in a master study programme in a scientific discipline.

Information about course content, reading list and additional information

Course Content This module will equip students to pursue independent scientific research, be able to critically read and judge scientific literature and communicate their results lucidly in oral and verbal form.
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