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|Previously coded as:|
SLE111 or SLE132
3 x 1 hour lectures per week, 6 x 3 hour practical classes per trimester
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This course of animal evolution is illustrated by examining aspects of the biology of a range of animal phyla. Major themes are: the development of multicellularity; important aspects of body plan including body layers, body cavities and metameric segmentation; and adaptation to particular environments and lifestyles. The evolutionary succession of major invertebrate and vertebrate animal groups is discussed. During laboratory practical classes students will examine and dissect specimens from the following animal groups: cnidarians, flatworms, annelids, arthropods, molluscs, echinoderms and chordates.
Practical test 40%, pre-lab quizzes 10%, mid-trimester test 25%, final test 25%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.