Stud.IP Uni Oldenburg
University of Oldenburg
23.01.2020 08:34:44
bio340 - Morphology, Phylogeny, and Evolution of Metazoa (Course overview)
Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences 15 KP
Module responsibility
  • Olaf Bininda-Emonds
Authorized examiners
  • Olaf Bininda-Emonds
  • Wilko Ahlrichs
Module counceling
  • Wilko Ahlrichs
module components Semester courses Wintersemester 2019/2020 Examination
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.
Module examination
1 Written examination (50%),
1 Portfolio (50%),

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.