Unit

School Of Science And Health

Principles of EvolutionWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300980.1

Discipline: ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Paul Rymer


Prerequisite
300802 Biodiversity AND 300816 Cell Biology

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2019 Autumn  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - DAY  Paul Rymer  Timetable.  

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About this Unit
This unit is designed to impart an understanding of the core concepts in modern evolutionary theory, and an appreciation of the central position it plays in unifying all sub-disciplines of biology. The unit will cover modern synthesis, phylogenetics, phylogeography, origin of variation, genetic drift, natural selection, and coevolution, with a major emphasis on evolutionary mechanisms and analytical techniques.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Students are required to have laboratory coat and covered shoes for practicals


Courses
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3675.2Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
3675.3Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
3675.4Bachelor of ScienceCURRENT
3676.2Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)CONTINUING
3676.3Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)CONTINUING
3676.4Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)CURRENT
3677.2Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences)CURRENT
3680.2Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)CONTINUING
3680.3Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)CURRENT
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3732.1Bachelor of Science (Zoology)/Bachelor of Natural Science (Animal Science)CURRENT
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7115.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING


Specialisations

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KP3026.1General ProgramCONTINUING
KP3027.1General ProgramCURRENT
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KT3108.1ZoologyCONTINUING
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M3080.1General BiologyCURRENT
M3082.1ZoologyCURRENT
SM3063.1ZoologyCURRENT




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