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LF201 - Biological Oceanography

  • Module code: LF201
  • Module name: Biological Oceanography
  • Department: School of Life Sciences
  • Credit: 12

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The overall aims of the module are to introduce the students to the major marine habitats, the ecologically significant groups of organisms, and the biological processes in the oceans which play a crucial role in regulating the global fluxes of major elements.

Principal learning outcomes

The module will introduce students to the contemporary techniques for the study of biodiversity and ocean productivity and how they are contributing to significant advances in our knowledge of biological ocean processes

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
12 CATS (Module code: LF201-12)
B (Examination only) Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



Optional Core
  • Undergraduate Microbiology and Virology (C520) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Medical Microbiology and Virology (MBio) (C1A4) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Medical Microbiology and Virology (C526) - Year 2