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Undergraduate Course: Field Zoology 3 (BILG09017)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Biological Sciences CollegeCollege of Science and Engineering
Course typeStandard AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate) Credits20
Home subject areaBiology Other subject areaBiomedical Sciences
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThe course is normally a required course for entry to Zoology programme S0912 and the Zoology with Management programme S0618. It is normally only available to students intending to enter these programmes. The course consists of some taught material and a field course, based around animal diversity, animal physiology and study design.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: Animal Biology 2 (BILG08011) AND Evolution in Action 2 (BILG08005)
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Students MUST NOT also be taking Ecological Measurement (ECSC09004)
Other requirements None
Additional Costs About 198.10 per student.
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2013/14 Semester 2, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Learn enabled:  Yes Quota:  None
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Class Delivery Information Field Course in Easter Vacation. The field course is usually in the 1st week of the Easter Vacation but students should check this before making plans for the vacation.
Course Start Date 13/01/2014
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Lecture Hours 12, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 2, Fieldwork Hours 42, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 137 )
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Written Exam 40 %, Coursework 60 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)Field Zoology 32:00
Resit Exam Diet (August)Field Zoology 32:00
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Increased understanding of biological processes and zoological study and experimental design
Assessment Information
Project 50%, Group Project Design 10%. Exam 40%
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsFZoo3
Contacts
Course organiserDr Per Smiseth
Tel:
Email: per.t.smiseth@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Rachel Law
Tel: (0131 6)51 3689
Email: Rachel.Law@ed.ac.uk
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