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300171 UE Writing scientific theses (2018S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 20 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The course takes place on the blocked course days.

Thursday 01.03. 09:00 - 10:00 Seminarraum (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Monday 05.03. 12:00 - 16:00 Übungsraum 3 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Tuesday 17.04. 10:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
Wednesday 23.05. 10:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG


Aims, contents and method of the course

The course aims to familiarize participants with the structure and style of scientific journal articles in the field of biology. The focus is on practical exercises (comparative analysis of scientific text and text modules as well as writing, revising and optimizing examples following common standards of scientific writing). Successful graduates should be able to independently write and revise a bachelor thesis according to common international scientific theses and writing standards.

Assessment and permitted materials

- Assessment of course exercises and homework (50%)
- Active participation (20%)
- Final presentation and discussion (30%)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

- A positive grade requires a timely and complete submission of course exercises, an active participation in the course units and participation in the final presentation

Examination topics

Reading list

will be announced

Association in the course directory


Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:43