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SLE205 - Vertebrate Structure and Function

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:

SBB205

Unit chair:

Anneke Veenstra

Prerequisite:

SLE132

Corequisite:

SLE010

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour class per week, 5 x 3 hour practicals per trimester

Content

This unit is designed to enable students to: gain an understanding of the major anatomical and functional developments throughout vertebrate evolution and their influence on the life history characteristics, ecology and diversity of this animal group; further develop skills in analysing, interpreting and critically evaluating scientific data; and gain experience in writing scientific reports and making an oral presentation.

Assessment

Practical class tests 15%, oral presentation 25%, 2 x class tests (30% each) 60%

Unit Fee Information

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