Special research modules allow the scientific examination of a special topic that is conducted as part of the diploma thesis (DT).
Examples of such topics or subtopics are: scientific collaboration on a study, research as the basis for a DT, selection of methods for the DT, preparation of an Ethics Committee application, preparation of a literary review for the DT.
In the second phase, one research module and three special study modules of six ECTS credits each must be completed. According to the curriculum, this should occur in the fourth and fifth years of study. A special study module may be replaced by a second special research module.
Prerequisite: A special research module cannot be completed until the first phase of the program has been finished.
Special research modules must be completed in SRM/SSM slots within a period of five weeks. A SRM may not be completed in parallel to modules, a SSM or another SRM.