Diversity of Life

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Diversity of Life

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Biology, Environmental Science, Life Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Assessment: lab report 1 [25%], lab report 2 [25%], written exam [50%]

    This module is designed to provide an understanding of the tree of life, and covers key aspects of the evolution, anatomy, morphology and physiology of major taxonomic groups. An understanding of the biology of living organisms and the adaptations that they show to a range of tasks and environments is essential to achieving a breadth of knowledge in biology. In addition to interactive lectures, it incorporates practical sessions that will enable students to be trained in a range of laboratory techniques.

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