Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
The course explores the fundamental biological processes of genetics and evolution. Evolution is unified by the concept of continual change at the phenotypic level, underpinned by genetic changes of different kinds at the molecular level. The content of the course draws on material at all levels of complexity from the molecular, to the whole organism, to the population. There is a balance between molecular and organismal biology, and broader issues such as human population history. Major topics:
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: 1 two-hour written examination (60%), in-course continuous assessment (40%). Continuous assessment comprises 3 laboratory reports (10% each) and 2 online assessments (5% each).
Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (75%) and in-course assessment (25%).
PRS used by some lecturers.