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Undergraduate Course: Field Zoology 3 (BILG09017)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Biological Sciences CollegeCollege of Science and Engineering
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThe 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.
Course description Not entered
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
Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 2
Timetable Timetable
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 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 40 %, Coursework 60 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Project 50%, Group Project Design 10%. Exam 40%
Feedback Not entered
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
Learning Outcomes
Increased understanding of biological processes and zoological study and experimental design
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Additional 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.
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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