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Extension modules

Extension modules are freely selectable and combinable by the students. They target the conveyance of specific application-oriented knowledge with high relevance to the professional fields. Students can choose five out of 21 extension modules. Normally two of them should be taken in summer, three in the winter semester.

One extension module (E5) is freely selectable out of the teaching offer from economic, law, natural sciences or humanities, since it meets the master level.

The modules have a workload of each 56 hours (contact hours) + 124 hours (self-study). Each counts 6 credit points.

The following extension modules are offered for selection:

inf500 Modelling and Simulation of Ecological Systems

The module inf500 Modelling and Simulation of Ecological Systems consists of the following course:

  • Modelling and Simulation of Ecological Systems (WiSe)

For current information please follow the links above to the course directory of the University of Oldenburg or check the module catalogue.

inf651 Environmental Management and Information Systems

The module inf651 Environmental Management and Information Systems consists of the following course:

  • Environmental Management and Information Systems I (SoSe)

For current information please follow the links above to the course directory of the University of Oldenburg or check the module catalogue.

lök210 Naturschutz in der Praxis/ Practice of Nature Conservation

In the module lök210 Naturschutz in der Praxis/ Practice of Nature Conservation 6 credit points need to be reached. They can be combined out of the following courses:

  • Habitat connectivity (lecture) (SoSe)
  • Protected areas and regional development (SoSe)
  • Field-trip protected areas and regional development: Hiddensee (SoSe)
  • Field-trip protected areas and regional development: Norwegen & Schweden (SoSe)
  • Territorial protection and regional development (SoSe)
  • Praxis of ecological planning (WiSe)

For current information please follow the links above to the course directory of the University of Oldenburg or check the module catalogue.

lök300 Concepts of Sustainability

The module lök300 Concepts of Sustainability consists of the following courses:

  • Lecture series "Postwachstumsökonomie" (Degrowth)  (WiSe&SoSe)
  • Colloquium for sustainable spatial development (WiSe&SoSe)

For current information please follow the links above to the course directory of the University of Oldenburg or check the module catalogue.

lök320 Sustainable Spatial Development in Europe (Engl.)

The module lök320 Sustainable Spatial Development in Europe consists by way of example of the following course:

  • Focus Labour market: Labour market and inequality (SoSe)
  • Raumentwicklung in Europa (German) (WiSe)
  • Multifunctionality and Rural Development (WiSe)
  • Landwirtschaft und Agrarpolitik (German) (WiSe)
  • Sustainable Tourism (WiSe)
  • Renewable Energy Planning (WiSe)

For current information please follow the links above to the course directory of the University of Oldenburg or check the module catalogue.

lök998 Environmental Planning

The module lök998 Environmental Planning consists of the following course:

  • Work group seminar in Applied Geography and Environmental Planning (German) (SoSe)
  • Leitbildentwicklung und Bewertung von Ökosystemfunktionen für die Umweltplanung (German) (WiSe)
  • Akteursorientierte Planungsinstrumente (German) (WiSe)
  • Fachplanungen (German) (WiSe)
  • Bodenbewertung (German) (WiSe)

For current information please follow the links above to the course directory of the University of Oldenburg or check the module catalogue.

wir808 Multivariate Statistics

The module wir808 Multivariate Statistics consists of the following courses:

  • Multivariate Statistics (lecture) (WiSe)
  • Tutorial in Multivariate Statistics (WiSe)

For current information please follow the links above to the course directory of the University of Oldenburg or check the module catalogue.

wir809 Econometrics

The module wir809 Econometrics consists of the following courses:

  • Econometrics (lecture) (German) (WiSe)
  • Econometrics (Tutorial) (German) (WiSe)

For current information please follow the links above to the course directory of the University of Oldenburg or check the module catalogue.

wir821 International Trade, Production and Change (Engl.)

The module wir821 International Trade, Production and Change consists of the following courses:

  • International Trade and Transnational Production (SoSe)
  • Economic Transformation and Integration (SoSe)

For current information please follow the links above to the course directory of the University of Oldenburg or check the module catalogue.

wir826 Sectoral, Functional und Institutional Approaches in Marketing

The module wir826 Sectoral, Functional und Institutional Approaches in Marketing consists of the following courses:

  • Sectoral, Functional und Institutional Approaches in Marketing (German) (SoSe)

For current information please follow the links above to the course directory of the University of Oldenburg or check the module catalogue.

wir829 Lines of Development in Marketing Research

The module wir829 Lines of Development in Marketing Research consists of the following course:

For current information please follow the links above to the course directory of the University of Oldenburg or check the module catalogue.

wir830 Innovation Management und Organizational Change

The module wir830 Innovation Management und Organizational Change consists of the following course:

  • Innovation Management (German) (WiSe)

For current information please follow the links above to the course directory of the University of Oldenburg or check the module catalogue.

wir915 Renewable Energy Systems (Engl.)

In the module wir915 Renewable Energy Systems 6 credit points need to be reached. They can be combined out of the following courses:

  • Solar Energy Systems - Electric and Therman I (WiSe)
  • Solar Energy Systems - Electric and Thermal II (SoSe)
  • Case Study (SoSe)
  • Rural Energy Supply (SoSe)
  • Renewable Energy Physics - Basics (WiSe)
  • Windenergy (WiSe)

For current information please follow the links above to the course directory of the University of Oldenburg or check the module catalogue.

wir919 Topics in Sustainability Economics and Management (Engl.)

In the module wir919 Topics in Sustainability Economics and Management a free selection between different teaching offers is possible.

For current selection possibilities please check the course directory of the University of Oldenburg.

Framework conditions for the module are listed below.

Framework conditions:
Duration:  1 Semester
Regular cycle: annual
Type of module: Extension module
Level:  EB (Extension area)
Module should be taken in second Semester
Type of teaching:  Seminar (2 h/week)+Seminar (2 h/week) or lecture (2 h/week)+Seminar (2 h/week)
Teaching language: Englisch
Credit points:  6
Workload:  180 hours
including attendance time: 56 hours

Contents:
This module consists of two seminars (2 weekly contact hours per seminar) dealing with selected topics from the broad field of sustainability, economics and management during term. Out of a variety of several seminars the student can chose two most suitable seminars depending on individual choices. The seminars and the seminar contents vary each semester to provide topics relevant for current discussions within the broad field of sustainability, economics and management.

Intentionally seminars from several research fields and faculties are offered to also combine different point of views and to bring students from different scientific backgrounds together. The seminars provide the possibilities for inter- and transdisciplinary exchange and discussions.

Some courses of the “Virtuelle Akademie Nachhaltigkeit” (Virtual Academy Sustainability) can be regocnised as externally attained test performance with 3 Credit points for this module. For more information please check: Virtuelle Akademie Nachhaltigkeit

Objectives of the module/ competences: 

  • Learning about sustainability, economics and management in different scientific contexts.
  • Understanding the complexity of sustainability, economics and management.
  • Discussing topics of sustainability, economics and management with students from different scientific disciplines.
  • Ability to present and evaluate different concepts of sustainability, economics and management

Performance record:
Term paper, presentation or oral exam

Module responsible:
Prof. Dr. Bernd Siebenhüner

Literature:
Depending on the topic and content of each seminar

wir932 International Regulatory and Competition Policy (Engl.)

The module wir932 International Regulatory and Competition Policy consists of the following courses:

  • International Regulatory & Competition Policy (Lecture) (WiSe)
  • International Regulatory & Competition Policy (Seminar) (WiSe)

For current information please follow the links above to the course directory of the University of Oldenburg or check the module catalogue. 

wir933 Business English (Engl.)

In the module wir933 Business English one can choose between the following courses:

  • Wirtschaftsenglisch 2 (WiSe&SoSe) 

For current information please follow the links above to the course directory of the University of Oldenburg or check the module catalogue. 

wir934 Business French (Frz.)

In the module wir934 Wirtschaftsfranzösisch one can choose the following course:

  • Wirtschaftsfranzösisch 1 (SoSe)

For current information please follow the links above to the course directory of the University of Oldenburg or check the module catalogue. 

wir938 Eco-Venturing

The module wir938 Eco-Venturing consists of the following course:

  • Eco-Venturing presence seminar & project seminar (German) (WiSe)

For current information please follow the links above to the course directory of the University of Oldenburg or check the module catalogue. 

Open Module

This module is freely selectable out of the teaching offer from economic, law, natural sciences or humanities, since it meets the master level.

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