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ENV BIOL 4040B - Advanced Evolution and Palaeobiology (Hons) Pt 2

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 4.5
Term: Semester 1
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

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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Commonwealth supported
Full fee paying

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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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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 1 Mon 16/03/2020 Thu 26/03/2020 Fri 12/06/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Project
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
16398 01NT 30 30 No details available
Note: Full Mid Year 2.