Undergraduate Course: Population and Community Ecology 3 (BILG09009)
|School||School of Biological Sciences
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course explores the interactions between organisms, the dynamics of populations and the environment. It deals with animal, plant and pathogenic organisms, and the structuring and function of communities and aims to develop both a quantitative and qualitative understanding of interactions between organisms and their consequences. The course consists of about 24 lectures and several extended practicals lasting two to three weeks.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 23,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 16,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Normally two items of in-course assessment plus one 2 hour exam.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||Population and Community Ecology 3||2:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||2:00|
| Increased understanding of biological processes.
Detailed learning outcomes will be provided later.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Nick Savill
Tel: (0131 6)50 7573
|Course secretary||Miss Claire Fox
Tel: (0131 6)50 5454
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