Modules

 

 

Sustainability, Society and the Environment

 

Section A: Sustainability Lab

 

1st Semester

All students study one of the following modules:

  • Planning Change Projects (geogr224-01a)
  • Planning Research Projects (geogr214-01a)

 

2nd Semester

All students study one of the following modules:

  • Change Project 1 (geogr220-01a)
  • Research Project 1 (geogr222-01a)

 

3rd Semester

All students study one of the following modules:

  • Change Project 2 (geogr221-01a)
  • Research Project 2 (geogr223-01a)
  • Alternatively further modules worth 12 ECTS out of the sections B or C found in the "overview of modules".

 

36 ECTS

Section B: Sustainability and Society

In Section B, 36 ECTS must be earned.

The modules that can be selected in Section B are listed in the annex "overview of modules".

 

36 ECTS

Section C: Complementary Studies

In Section C, 18 ECTS must be earned.

Up to 10 ECTS of Section C can be ungraded.

The following modules can be selected:

  1. All modules of Section B and C, which are listed in the annex "overview of modules".
  2. Modules completed at the CAU or a recognized university in Germany or abroad, if they contribute to the achievement of the objectives of the study programme in accordance with the examination regulations.

The selection of modules which are not listed in the annex "overview of modules" must be approved in advance by the examination board.

 

18 ECTS

Section D: Master Project

 

30 ECTS

 

 

Section A: Sustainability Lab

 

Section

Code

Title

Semester

ECTS

A

geogr224-01a

Planning Change Projects

WS

12

A

geogr214-01a

Planning Research Projects

WS

12

A

geogr220-01a

Change Project 1

SoSe

12

A

geogr222-01a

Research Project 1

SoSe

12

A

geogr221-01a

Change Project 2

WS

12

A

geogr223-01a

Research Project 2

WS

12

 

Section B: Sustainability and Society

 

Section

Code

Title

Semester

ECTS

B

geogr201-01a

Concepts of Sustainable Development

WS

6

B

geogr202-01a

Environmental Justice

WS

6

B

geogr341-01a

Coastal Zone Dynamics

WS

6

B

MNF-Geogr-105

Economic Geography and Sustainability

WS

6

B

MNF-Geogr-141

Urban Development and Governance

WS

6

B

MNF-Geogr-212

Socio-environmental Conflicts and Local Approaches for Sustainability

WS

6

B

MNF-Geogr-307

Integrated Environmental Management

WS

6

B

PHF-phil-sust1

Theories of Human Relationship to Nature

WS

6

B

geogr228-01a

Current Topics in Sustainability Sciences 1

WS

6

B

geogr226-01a

Education for Sustainable Development

SoSe

6

B

MNF-Geogr-142

Political Ecology

SoSe

6

B

MNF-Geogr-209

International Development Cooperation Practice

SoSe

6

B

MNF-Geogr-211

Human Geography of Climate Change

SoSe

6

B

MNF-Geogr-215

Energy System Transformation

SoSe

6

B

geogr229-01a

Current Topics in Sustainability Sciences 2

SoSe

6

 

Section C: Complementary Studies

 

Section

Code

Title

Semester

ECTS

Environmental Economics

 

 

 

C

VWL-MiFi-PED

Poverty, Equity and Development

SoSe

5

C

VWL-MiFi-SuEc

Sustainability Economics

WS

5

C

VWL-EnRe-EnEc 

Environmental Economics

SoSe

5

C

VWL-EnvEcon-Sem 

Seminar in Environmental Economics

WS

5

C

VWL-EnRe-EnyEc

Energy Economics

WS

5

C

VWLerEnergyEconSem-01a

Seminar in Energy Economics

SoSe

5

C

VWL-EnRe-EnVa 

Environmental Valuation

SoSe

5

C

VWL-EnvVal-Sem

Seminar in Environmental Valuation

-

5

C

VWL-EnRe-CliEn 

Climate and Energy Policy

WS

5

C

VWL-Clim-Sem 

Seminar in Climate and Energy Policy

SoSe

5

Environmental Management

 

 

 

C

AEF-EM009 

Principles of Environmental Economics & Environmental Planning

WS

6

C

AEF-agr076

Integrated Management of River Basins

WS

6

C

agrarAEF078-01a

Integrated Management of Rural & Woodland Regions

SoSe

6

C

AEF-agr852

Ecosystem Services in Agroecosystems

SoSe

6

C

EMAEF001-01a

Principles in Ecology for Environmental Sciences

WS

6

C

EMAEF-EM040-01a

Conservation Biology

WS

6

C

AEF-EM013 

Digital Spatial Analysis - practical exercises

SoSe

6

C

AEF-EM018 

Integrated Management of Wetlands

WS

6

C

EMAEF031-01a

Ecosystems Modeling

WS

6

C

MNF-Geogr-332

Remote Sensing and Environmental Modelling

every 3rd Sem

6

C

MNF-Geogr-333

Remote Sensing Applications

every 3rd Sem

6

Coastal Systems

 

 

 

C

AEF-EM032 

Integrated Coastal Zone Management

WS

6

C

MNF-ftz-geo-S125 

Abiotic and Biotic Interactions in the Wadden Sea

SoSe

6

C

MNF-ftz-geo-S129 

Wind Energy and other Energy Sources: Technological Challenges and EnvironmentaI Impacts

WS

6

C

MNF-ftz-geo-S130 

Marine Nature Conservation: Theory and application

WS

6

C

MNF-Ftz-geo-S174 

Decision Support Systems for the Governance of Coastal Ecosystems

SoSe

6

C

MNF-Geogr-342

GIS and Remote Sensing Applications in Coastal Zones

SoSe

6

C

EMAEF043-01a

Marine and Coastal Ecosystems I

SoSe

6

C

EMAEF044-01a

Marine and Coastal Ecosystems II

WS

6

Methods

 

 

 

C

MNF-Geogr-206

Social Research Methods

WS

6

C

geogr230-01a 

Spatial Data Handling

WS

6

C

geogr231-01a 

Remote Sensing Principles

WS

6

C

AEF-EM030 

Statistical & Mathematical Tools

WS

6

Internship

 

 

 

C

geogr275-01a

Internship 1

WS/SoSe

3

C

geogr276-01a

Internship 2

WS/SoSe

5

C

geogr277-01a

Internship 3

WS/SoSe

10

 

Section D: Master project

 

Section

Code

Title

Semester

ECTS

D

geogr200-01a

Master Thesis

WS/SoSe

30

 

Abbreviations used in the „overview of modules“

Semester

 

WS

Wintersemester (winter term)

SoSe

Sommersemester (summer term)