Biology & Environmental Science - Animal Biology & Evolution

University College Dublin


Course Name Biology & Environmental Science - Animal Biology & Evolution
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code BIOL10010
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment TRIMESTER: Spring
Application Date 2022-2023 Academic Year
Pre-Registration for Autumn 2022 will be reopening in August!

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Duration Spring Trimester - January to May
Delivery - Face-to-face

Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures 24
Practical 15
Autonomous Student Learning 86
Total 125

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Lectures; lab work
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Eligibility Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
BIOL10120 - Cell Biology & Genetics (NUin), BIOL10140 - Life on Earth

Animal Biology & Evol (BAgrSc) (BIOL1901)
Course Content

Expand+BIOL10010 Animal Biology and Evolution
Academic Year 2022/2023
This module will cover the diversity of animal life from sponges to humans. We will discuss the role animals play in ecosystems, as parasites, and as agents of disease. Then we will des...

Number of Credits 5
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