Plant Biotechnology (S, 3.0 LP)
|SWS||Type||Course Form||CP (Effort)||Presence-Time / Self-Study|
|-||S||Reading course||3.0 CP||20 h||70 h|
|(S)||3.0 CP||20 h||70 h|
|CP, Effort||3.0 CP = 90 h|
|Position of the semester||1 Sem. in SuSe|
|Level|| Master (Entry Level)|
|Area of study||[BIO-PPH] Plant Physiology|
Possible Study achievement
- Verification of study performance: continuous and active participation in the courses
- Details of the examination (type, duration, criteria) will be announced at the beginning of the course.
Competencies / intended learning achievements
− Understanding the molecular basis of plant primary metabolism and its relation to quality traits, and options to use this knowledge for increasing and improving plant performance with regard to these traits.
− Understanding adaptation mechanisms of plants to abiotic stresses.
− Knowing strategies for the use and improvement of plants as sources for biofuels and high-value biomaterials.
☐Methodological competence: ---
− Learning to discuss scientific issues with other students and the teacher and explaining complex concepts.
− Learning to simplify complicated topics and ideas and to identify their key aspects
− Acquirement of scientific knowledge by self-responsible reading of English research literature, and identifying points that require further explanation.
− Critical evaluation of current research data.
Intended Learning Outcomes:
On successfully completing the module students will be able to…
− improve their knowledge in the field of molecular plant biotechnology.
− read and understand specialist English literature (research papers and reviews).
− summarize and discuss orally research papers.