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Learning Academic Mathematics II
(dt. Arbeiten mit Hochschulmathematik II)

Level, degree of commitment Basic module, depends on importing study program
Forms of teaching and learning,
Introductory level seminar (2 SWS), recitation class/Angeleitetes Lernen (2 SWS),
180 hours (60 h attendance, 120 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s):
Examination type: Portfolio with work results and final reflection.
The module is ungraded in accordance with the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Mathematics.
Origin B.Sc. Mathematics
One semester,
each summer semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Thomas Bauer, Dr. Dorothea Strauer


In this module, basic ways of thinking and working in college mathematics are addressed and practiced with examples. In particular, the focus is on problem-solving strategies and on reading and writing mathematical texts.

Qualification Goals

Building on the module ''Working with University Mathematics I'', students have deepened their skills in university mathematical working methods: They can process definitions, theorems, and proofs presented in lectures and texts so that they can use them confidently in their own mathematical work. They can confidently distinguish college mathematics ways of working from school mathematics ways of working and confidently use college mathematics ways of working, especially in relation to the requirements set in the basic modules on calculus.

Furthermore, they have strategies for working with problem-solving tasks and can use them confidently (e.g. in exercise problems). They are able to record solutions they have worked out in written form in accordance with the standards of the subject.




The module can be attended at FB12 in study program(s)

  • B.Sc. Mathematics
  • B.Sc. Business Mathematics

When studying B.Sc. Mathematics, this module must be completed in the study area Basic Modules in Mathematics.

The module can also be used in other study programs (export module).

The module is only available as part of the 7-semester Bachelor's degree program (extended study entry).

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Please note:

This page describes a module according to the latest valid module guide in Winter semester 2023/24. Most rules valid for a module are not covered by the examination regulations and can therefore be updated on a semesterly basis. The following versions are available in the online module guide:

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  • Winter 2018/19 (no corresponding element)
  • Winter 2019/20 (no corresponding element)
  • Winter 2020/21 (no corresponding element)
  • Summer 2021 (no corresponding element)
  • Winter 2021/22
  • Winter 2022/23
  • Winter 2023/24

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