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This entry is from Winter semester 2021/22 and might be obsolete. You can find a current equivalent here.

Global Change
(dt. Globaler Wandel)

Level, degree of commitment Basic module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
180 hours (lecture: Präsenz and Nachbereitung (30h) recitation class: Präsenz and Nachbereitung (60h) exam preparation and Prüfung (90h))
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s): Successful completion of 6-10 exercises or presentation (15-30 min.)
Examination type: Integrated project work (approx. 20 p.) or portfolio (approx. 20 p.) or written assignment (approx. 20 p.)
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program M.Sc. Physische Geographie.
One semester,
each winter semester
Person in charge of the module's outline


n.a. (see Qualification Goals and Business Event Announcements)

Qualification Goals

In addition to basic factual knowledge of human-environment relations, students will acquire an in-depth conceptual and methodological understanding of the application of physical-geographical regional analyses in complex spatial impact contexts using specific examples.

Students acquire the ability to develop and critically evaluate a delimited topic in a problem-oriented manner using basic regional and factual analysis.

In addition to the ability to reflect critically, upon successful completion of the module, students will be able to independently conduct, present and evaluate problem-oriented regional analyses.




Module imported from M.Sc. Physische Geographie.

When studying M.Sc. Mathematics, this module can be attended in the study area Minor subject Geography.

The module is assigned to Thematic Group T3. Further information on eligibility can be found in the description of the study area.

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