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BS110 - Animal & Plant Biology

  • Module code: BS110
  • Module name: Animal & Plant Biology
  • Department: School of Life Sciences
  • Credit: 12

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module will draw on the fields of zoology and botany to draw together our current understanding of animal and plant evolution, diversity and physiological activities.The module is intended to broaden student’s biological background and to support second year modules.

Principal learning outcomes

The overall objective for students is to acquire the ability to integrate organismal and molecular knowledge in a broad, evolutionary context, coupled with proficiency in presentation, and group communication.

Timetabled teaching activities

The course contains 25 lectures and a poster presentation session.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
12 CATS (Module code: BS110-12)
B (Examination only) Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 100%
locally Adminstered Exam 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (C100) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Environmental Biology (C150) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (MBio) (C1A1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences with Industrial Placement (MBio) (C1A5) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Life Sciences and Global Sustainable Development (C1L8) - Year 1
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