Biology & Environmental Science - Life of Earth

University College Dublin


Course Name Biology & Environmental Science - Life of Earth
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code BIOL10140
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment TRIMESTER: Autumn
Application Date 2022-2023 Academic Year
Pre-Registration for Autumn 2022 will be reopening in August!

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Duration Autumn Trimester - September to December

Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures 20
Practical 15
Specified Learning Activities 30
Autonomous Student Learning 60
Total 125

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Lectures and laboratory practicals.
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Eligibility Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Requirements:
Leaving Certificate Biology H5 or higher

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
BIOL10010 - Animal Biology and Evolution, BIOL10120 - Cell Biology & Genetics (NUin)

Biology - Diversity of Life (BIOL10100)
Course Content

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Academic Year 2022/2023

Life is the defining feature of our planet. In BIOL 10140 Life on Earth, we will consider how life arose and evolved into the myriad of forms it takes today.

We will introduce the principles of e...

Number of Credits 5
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