Evolution - BIOS3171

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: BIOS2011

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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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.


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