bio340 - Morphology, Phylogeny, and Evolution of Metazoa (Course overview)
Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Semester courses Wintersemester 2019/2020
Notes for the module
Time of examination
Portfolio during the course of the seminar; written examination in the final week of the course or in the first week following the lecture period.
1 Written examination (50%), 1 Portfolio (50%),
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
Upon successful completion of the module the students will gain: 1. a survey of topical subjects relating to the morphology and phylogeny of animals, 2. a thorough knowledge of the development of morphological characteristics, 3. technical skills in studying morphological structures, and 4. knowledge into recent hypotheses on the phylogeny of animals.