This page is for the academic year 2021-22. The current handbook year is 2022-23
Evolutionary Theory for MARM
||Available in 2021/22
||L6K307 Research Methods (Anthropology)
Excluded Combination of Modules
- To provide students with an advanced understanding of evolutionary theory.
- The history of evolutionary theory
- Genetics and epigenetics
- Adaptation and natural selection
- Evolution and diversity
- Testing evolutionary hypotheses
- Areas of debate and controversy in contemporary evolutionary theory.
- Ability to synthesise, critically evaluate and present complex material relating to evolutionary theory.
- Students should be able to express themselves clearly and concisely on technical topics, and explain why particular issues are important and/or controversial.
Modes of Teaching, Learning and Assessment and how these contribute to
the learning outcomes of the module
- The module combines research seminars and indvidualised advanced tutorials.
- Summative assessment is by means of an essay that will assess all learning outcomes.
Teaching Methods and Learning Hours
||Spread across Michaelmas and Epiphany
|Individualised advanced tutorials
||Two each in Michaelmas and Epiphany
|Preparation and reading time
||Component Weighting: 100%
||Length / duration
Formative assessment will be 750 word essay plan
■ Attendance at all activities marked with this symbol will be monitored. Students who fail to attend these activities, or to complete the summative or formative assessment specified above, will be subject to the procedures defined in the University's General Regulation V, and may be required to leave the University