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The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at This site contains only previous years' guides.

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BIOL4322 Advanced evolutionary biology 2 5 ECTS
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Preceding studies
Recommended prior courses: EKOL3159 Introduction to R, 4 op, BIOL2121 Evoluutiobiologia, 5 op or equivalent knowledge.

Learning outcomes

Students are familiar with the evolutionary concepts taught in the course issues


Themes covered include (but are not restricted to) Phenotypic evolution, sex and reproductive success, conflict and co-operation, species and speciation, advanced evolutionary analyses using R and other programs, eco-evolutionary dynamics, macroevolution

Teaching methods

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Lectures, student presentations and discussions on the presented topics. The course will (loosely) follow the text book Evolution, by Futuyma.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
Written exam
  • In English
Oral exam
  • In English
Study journal / learning diary
  • In English

Oral presentation, active participation in discussions, and study journal / learning diary.


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

4. year autumn
5. year autumn

Further information

This course will be arranged every second autumn (odd years). Sign up for the course in Course will be arranged, if at least 8 students register for the course.

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Department of Biology
Department of Biology
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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Department of Biology
DP in Biology
DP in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
DP in Physiology and Genetics
DP in Biology Education Track
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