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SLE205 - Vertebrate Structure and Function

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:


EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Anneke Veenstra





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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


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.


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

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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