Credits: 5

Schedule: 07.01.2020 - 20.02.2020

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

III 2018 - 2019 (spring)
III 2019 - 2020 (spring)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Encompassing annually varying topics in molecular physics, biophysics, and molecular quantum mechanics, this course gives fundamental knowledge of biological molecules and physical insight into biological systems. The course contains lectures, exercises, student presentations, and written essays.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Exercises, presentations, written essay, and an exam

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course contains annually slightly varying topics in molecular physics, biological physics and even molecular quantum mechanics. The course contains lectures, exercises and individual writing topics.

Lectures 2 x 2 h

Exercises 8 x 1h

Student presentations 6 x 2 h

Scientific writing 8 x 0.5h

Exam 3 h

Individual work ~100 h

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Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Basic courses in mathematics and physics on the BSc level. Familiarity with the syntax of MATLAB/Mathematica will be beneficial.

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Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

language class 3: English


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