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751642S Identification of vertebrates in the field, 2 ECTS cr 
Code 751642S  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Identification of vertebrates in the field  Abbreviation Identification 
Scope2 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline3272 Ecology 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Field of Biology 

Teachers
Name
Kari Koivula 

Description
ECTS Credits 

2 ECTS credits / 53 hours of work.

 
Language of instruction 

Finnish / English.

 
Timing 

M.Sc. 1 st  spring (May).

 
Learning outcomes 

After having the course the students have a basic knowledge (a level expected from a professional biologist) about identification of vertebrate animals in the field.

 
Contents 

Identification exam on birds and mammals in the field. Their natural history: tracks, droppings, nests etc.

 
Mode of delivery 

Face-to-face teaching.

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

Independent learning, field exam.

 
Target group 

Compulsory to ECOz.

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

No.

 
Recommended optional programme components 

-

 
Recommended or required reading 

-

 
Assessment methods and criteria 

Field exam.

Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.

 
Grading 

Numerical grading scale 0 – 5, where 0 = fail.

 
Person responsible 

Doc. Kari Koivula.

 
Working life cooperation 

No.

 
Other information 

-

 


Current and future instruction
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Future examinations
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has not begun Identification of vertebrates in the field, Exam group 1. exam  Exam  Kari Koivula  05.05.21
registration period has not begun Identification of vertebrates in the field, Exam group 2. exam  Exam  Kari Koivula  07.05.21