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

  • Methods course, 7 weeks

  • Prerequisite for examination:
  • testified protocol

  • Examinations: 30 min oral examination

    Selection options

    Admission requirements
    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
    each semester

    One or two semester

    English or German
    Literature: English

    Maximum number of students

    Workload: 360 h (280/80 h, Attendance time/Self-study time)

    Person responsible for module
    Prof. Dr. Peter Kappeler