Master's Colloquium (AEP)

Module PH1094

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.

Basic Information

PH1094 is a semester module in English language at Master’s level which is offered every semester.

If not stated otherwise for export to a non-physics program the student workload is given in the following table.

Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
150 h  h 5 CP

Responsible coordinator of the module PH1094 is the Dean of Studies at Physics Department.

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


The Master's colloquium consists of an lecture about the Master's thesis and a discussion.

Learning Outcome

Im Masterkolloquium zeigt der/die Studierende die Fähigkeit,

  •  wesentliche Elemente der Masterarbeit Arbeit in einem wissenschaftlichen Kurzvortrag vorzustellen,
  • auf kritische Einwände zu reagieren und zu antworten
  • die eigene Position und Vorgehensweise gegenüber Dritten zu begründen.


Master's thesis

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Learning and Teaching Methods

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Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

The Master's Colloquium concludes the research phase. Based on lecture on the master's thesis and a following discussion about the work and  neighboring areas the learning outcomes will be reviewed. 

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