Advanced module "Population and behavioral biology" (12 C, 20 SWS) [M.Bio.317]
Learning outcome, core skills
Advanced knowledge in planing and execution of scientific experiments in the area of population-, behavior- and sociobiology. Accurate and detailed documentation of the experimental design and performance of the experiments as well as the obtained results. Evaluation of the advantages and disadvantages of the applied methods. Research and consideration of the basics (text book knowledge) and already published original papers in the specific field of research. Discussion of the obtained results.
Courses and examinations
Prerequisite for examination:
Examinations: 30 min oral examination
Core module M.Bio.306 “Introduction to behavioral biology” and
Core module M.Bio.307 "Behavioral biology"
recommended: Core module M.Bio.308 "Social behavior and communication"
Number of repeat examinations permitted
Module applicable in the following degree programmes
MA Developmental, Neural, and Behavioral Biology
Course frequency: Academic Term
One or two semester
English or German
Maximum number of students
Workload: 360 h (280/80 h, Attendance time/Self-study time)
Person responsible for module
Prof. Dr. Peter Kappeler