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There are three lectures per week, held in the Main Lecture Theatre of the Department of Zoology on the New Museums Site. Lectures are at 9am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. 


It is increasingly important for biologists to have skills in using computers. We therefore teach the statistical programming language, R. The goal is that by the end of the course, all students should be able to do some simple computer programming. The practical classes are held online, with demonstrators available to assist. There is one practical class per week.


Your College Director of Studies will organise supervisions on your behalf. Supervisions are one-hour sessions with a lecturer or post-graduate/post-doctorate research worker. This offers the opportunity to discuss course work and iron out problems. For this course, supervisions almost always will consist of going through the solutions to the questions on Examples Sheets that are handed out in the Lectures.