Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:November, Parkville - Taught on campus.
This subject is offered in intensive mode over two weeks in late November/early December.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 18 x one hour lectures; 13 x two and a half hour practical sessions. Total 50 hours. |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 80 hours
25 points of first year subject level biology plus 50 points of second year level subject biological sciences or equivalent.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Students who have successfully completed 606-302 Marine Botany as a 25 point subject prior to 2009 may not enrol in this subject.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering applications for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005) and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, this subject requires all students to actively and safely participate in practical work activities. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their participation are encouraged to discuss this with the Subject Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit. http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/ |
CoordinatorDr Richard Wetherbee
School of Botany
This subject will introduce students to the biology of marine photosynthetic protists as well as identifying and classifying phytoplankton from marine and estuarine habitats. Topics to be covered include:
At the completion of the subject, students should have developed an understanding of:
Two 10-minute laboratory examinations during the teaching period (10%); a 2-hour laboratory examination in the assessment period (30%); a 2-hour written examination in the assessment period (60%).
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
By the end of the completion of the subject, students should be capable of:
This subject is available for science credit to students enrolled in the BSc (both pre-2008 and new degrees), BASc or a combined BSc course.
Botany (pre-2008 Bachelor of Science) |
Science credit subjects* for pre-2008 BSc, BASc and combined degree science courses
Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG. Core selective subjects for B-BMED.
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