GEO4710 – Evolution of life
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
Themes will cover the origin of life, the earliest fossils and their importance in the evolution of life leading to the origin of ourselves.
The course will provide the basic knowledge necessary for an independent M.Sc.study in paleontology/palaeobiology
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Recommended previous knowledge
10 credits overlap with include:ref: null
Lectures, colloquia and working groups - totally 6 hours per week. Obligatory assignments which must be approved.
Final written examination (3 hours) (100 %). Letter grade (A-F)
This course does not offer new examination in the beginning of the subsequent term for candidates who withdraw during an ordinary examination or fail an ordinary examination. For general information about new examinations, see /studier/admin/eksamen/sykdom-utsatt/mn/index.html and www.matnat.uio.no/english/studies/examination/repeat.html
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Auditor for this course is associate professor Nils-Martin Hanken, Department of Geology, University of Tromsø.