University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

ENV BIOL 4040A - Advanced Evolution and Palaeobiology (Hons) Pt 1

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 4.5
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 10 hours per week
Restriction: BSc Honours Evolution & Palaeobiology
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Assessment: Literature review & Research Proposal; Broadening Essay; Technical Report
Syllabus:

This course is part of the Honours in Evolution and Palaeobiology degree and runs in parallel with ENV BIOL 4055A/B Honours Evolution and Palaeobiology Project. The aim of this course is to help you build essential research, critical thinking and science communication skills. You will develop and improve your ability to synthesise and review the scientific literature, present oral summaries of your research project, and develop technical and analytical skills involved with data analysis and interpretation. In carrying out these tasks you will develop an ability to collect and evaluate information, dissect complex ideas, identify gaps in knowledge, develop an interesting viewpoint, assemble a persuasive argument and draw valid conclusions. An important component is the development of a research proposal that will be implemented and executed in the course ENV BIOL 4055A/B (Honours Evolution and Palaeobiology Project 1 & 2).

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
4.5
0.1875
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 10/08/2020 Wed 19/08/2020 Fri 30/10/2020 Not Available


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Project
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
26435 01NT 30 30 No details available
Note: Full Mid-Year 1.