ZOOL529 Evolutionary ParasitologyUpdated: 27 September 2019
Intensive schools are for students enrolled in Online Mode only, unless specified in the notes.
|Supervised Exam||There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The paper-based exam will be held at an established exam venue, and coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.|
|Pre-requisites||candidature in a postgraduate award|
|Restrictions||ZOOL321 or ZOOL329|
The School of Environmental and Rural Science considers all practical/laboratory/tutorial activities as essential to student learning. Attendance and participation in all practical/laboratory/tutorial classes (sessions) is mandatory - exemptions will not be granted without supporting evidence.
- Evolutionary Parasitology
|Coordinator(s)||Tommy Leung (email@example.com)|
Parasitism is a ubiquitous aspect of life on this planet. Parasites are highly-evolved organisms that can have significant effects on the evolutionary and ecosystem process of their hosts. Infectious diseases are also of significant public health and economic concerns in all forms of food production. The aim of this unit is to provide a comprehensive understanding of concepts in parasitism (life-cycle, infection, transmission, host interaction, co-evolution) which apply to all form of pathogens. Note that this unit will involve doing animal dissection during mandatory practical classes.
Where calculators are permitted in examinations, it must be selected from an approved list, which can be accessed from the Further Information link below.
|Materials||Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.|
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: