Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:November, Parkville - Taught on campus.
An enrolment quota of 30 students applies to this subject. For detailed information on the quota subject application process, enrolment deadlines and selection preferences, refer to the Faculty of Science website: http://science.unimelb.edu.au/students/course-planning-and-advice
Intensive field trip based subject held at the Victorian Marine Science Consortium Laboratory in Queenscliff.
Students need to arrange their own accommodation in Queenscliff and transportation to and from field sites for the duration of the course (indicated as Teaching Period). The LMS subject pages are a forum for students to make arrangements to share accommodation and cars.
Students must be physically capable of undertaking outdoor field work and walk on rough terrain (rocky coast).
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 18 x one hour lectures, 9 x three hour practicals (in laboratory), 4 x three hour practicals (in field) |
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Estimated total time commitment: 170 hours
25 points of first year level biology subjects plus 50 points of second year level biological sciences subjects or equivalent.
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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, laboratory work and fieldwork 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 Heroen Verbruggen
(An enrolment quota of 30 students applies to this subject)
This subject will introduce students to the biology of marine and estuarine plants (seaweeds, seagrasses and phytoplankton). Fieldwork focuses on the identification, diversity and ecology of Australia's unique marine flora. Topics to be covered include:
At the completion of the subject, students should have developed an understanding of:
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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.
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Upon completion of this 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-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG.
Selective subjects for B-BMED
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