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BL4288   Major Review Paper in Evolutionary Biology

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

Planned timetable: To be arranged

Students will prepare a major review paper, reviewing a current topic in evolutionary biology. Extensive one-to-one work with staff will afford students the opportunity to produce a highly polished article. The paper will be submitted for peer (classmate) review, and will receive editorial guidance on changes from staff before a final version is submitted.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass BL3307

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take BL5440

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2-hour seminar (x 5 weeks), 1-hour tutorial (week 3,4,6)

Scheduled learning hours: 13

Guided independent study hours: 138

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

Re-assessment: Coursework = 100%


Module coordinator: Dr M B Morrissey
Module teaching staff: Dr M Morrissey , Dr A Gardner, Prof O Gaggiotti