Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Between 10-12 weekly tutorials and between 20-24 lectures, normally two per week |
Total Time Commitment: An average of 8.5 hours each week
|Prerequisites:||Two second year HPS subjects|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||No specific background knowledge is required.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Formerly available as 136-102 and as a 3rd year subject with the code 672-315. Students who have completed
136-102 or 672-315 Darwinism are not eligible to enrol in this subject
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website : http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
This subject will provide students with an exciting and stimulating introduction to the origins and implications of Charles Darwin's revolutionary theory of evolution by means of natural selection.
|Objectives:||Upon successful completion of this subject, students are expected to possess: |
|Assessment:||A tutorial assignment of 1500 words 25% (due mid-semester), a long essay of 3000 words 50% and a 1500-word project on an advanced topic related to the subject but not covered in classroom teaching 25% (both due at the end of semester).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.pasi.unimelb.edu.au/hps/|
|Notes:||For second year, see 136-029 (Darwinism) 136-029 is available for 2nd year science credit for students enrolled in the BSc (pre-2008 degree only), or a combined BSc course (except for the BA/BSc).|
History and Philosophy of Science |
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