BENA2005 Evolutionary biology (4 cr)

Study level:
Intermediate studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
Language:
Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Department of Biological and Environmental Science
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023

Description

Content

The main research areas and their theories in evolutionary biology, including adaptations, natural selection, sexual selection, evolution of social behavior, evolution of life-histories, evolutionary medicine, speciation, origin of life and human evolution.

Completion methods

Lectures, exercises, learning diary and book .

Assessment details

Learning diary (50%) + exam (50%)

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student:
- knows the main theories in evolutionary biology
- knows the main concepts in evolutionary biology
- knows how these theories have been tested in different research areas in evolutionary biology

Literature

  • Herron & Freeman 2014. Evolutionary Analysis, 5th Edition

Completion methods

Method 1

Time of teaching:
Period 1, Period 2
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods
x

Teaching (4 cr)

Type:
Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
Evaluation criteria:
Oppimispäiväkirja (50%) ja tentti (50%)
Language:
Finnish
Study methods:

Luennot, harjoitustehtävät, oppimispäiväkirja ja kirja

Teaching