Written examination in the final week of the semester or in the first week following the lecture period.
Written examination (60%) Portfolio (40%)
PLEASE NOTE: Additional conditions regarding attendance and ungraded activities as determined by the persons responsible for the module will apply.
Skills to be acquired in this module
++ biological knowledge + knowledge of biological working methods ++ biologically relevant knowledge in the natural sciences and mathematics + statistics & scientific programming + interdisciplinary knowledge & thinking + abstract, logical, analytical thinking ++ deepened expertise in biological specialist field + independent learning and (research-based) working ++ data presentation and evidence-based discussion (written and spoken) + teamwork ++ (scientific) communication skills + project and time management
Introduction to both microevolution (speciation and species concepts, adaptation and selection, behavioural ecology, reproduction systems) and macroevolution. Introduction to phylogenetics (phyloinformatics, molecular systematics, phylogeography).