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BIOL5050 Human evolution 2 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Department of Biology

Learning outcomes

After the course the participants will have a basic understanding of the current hypotheses about human evolution and the main topics of discussion and controversy.

General description

The course provides a wide biological perspective to the origins of Homo sapiens, the basic biological characteristics of the species and its ancestors, and to taxonomic and ecological approaches to the study of human evolution.

Teacher responsible

Hanna Tuomisto


Ryhmä 1
Wed 10-Jan-2018 - 28-Feb-2018 weekly at 12-14, ls XI
Fri 12-Jan-2018 - 2-Mar-2018 weekly at 12-14, ls XI


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Study materials

Research articles on human evolution.

Further information

The course is given in the spring of even years.