School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

Animal and Plant Diversity

Module code: BIO211

Credits: 15.0
Semester: SEM1

  • Semester 1: Tuesday 9 am - 11 am
    Off-Campus Visit
  • Semester 1: Weeks 11: Friday 2 pm - 5 pm
  • Semester 1: Weeks 7: Tuesday 1 pm - 4 pm
  • Semester 1: Weeks 11: Wednesday 1 pm - 2 pm

Contact: Dr David Hone
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: None

The module will consist of lectures and workshops. Collectively these will cover the diversity of organisms on Earth (with a primary emphasis on animals) including previous diversity (the fossil record) their relationships and key characteristics. During the semester there will be workshops consisting of trips to the Natural History Museum, Grant Museum and London Zoo to allow further study of extant and fossil animals.

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 75.0% Examination, 25.0% Coursework
Level: 5