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Advanced Seminar Course

Module MA6015

This Module is offered by TUM Department of Mathematics.

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Module version of WS 2013/4

There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.

Whether the module’s courses are offered during a specific semester is listed in the section Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature below.

available module versions
SS 2019SS 2017SS 2014WS 2013/4

Basic Information

MA6015 is a semester module in German or English language at Master’s level which is offered every semester.

This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.

  • Further Modules from Other Disciplines
Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
90 h 30 h 3 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


Seminar on selected mathematical topics, provided by examiners of the Department of Mathematics.

Learning Outcome

Nach der Teilnahme an dem Modul sind die Studierenden in der Lage, eine kleinere, mathematisch fortgeschrittene Fragestellung innerhalb eines begrenzten Zeitfensters zu erfassen und auf Grundlage der einschlägigen Literatur, nach wissenschaftlichen Standards strukturiert zu bearbeiten. Die Studierenden können die Ergebnisse eines mathematischen Spezialthemas strukturiert, in anschaulicher und verständlicher Weise einem Publikum vortragen und sicher in den mathematischen Kontext einbetten. Sie haben ihre Fähigkeiten ausgebaut, sich im wissenschaftlichen Diskurs einzubringen und zu behaupten.


depends on choosen topic

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Learning and Teaching Methods

oral presentations, reading list for independent study, consultation-hours with supervisor


blackboard, slides etc.


depends on choosen topic

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

The module examination is based on a presentation (90 minutes) and a well prepared handout sheet (approx 4 pages).
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