Evolution

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Evolution

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Biology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    BIOS2011

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This course focuses on the theoretical foundation of all the biological sciences -- the modern theory of evolution. Most of the course will be devoted to contemporary research questions and approaches including: evolutionary genetics, life-history evolution, evolutionary ecology, measuring selection, experimental evolution. Evolutionary analysis will be applied to important questions such as host-parasite coevolution of antibiotic resistance. The course will also explore hsitorical and philosophical aspects of evolutionary theory.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.