Management of Australia's Fauna

Subject 207-416 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Twenty-four hours of lectures and 24 hours of practical exercises
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: At least one of 207-202 Australian Flora; 207-211 Australian Fauna; 208-203 Ecology and Management of Grazing Systems; 207-275 Processes in Forest Ecology; 654-204 Ecology Individuals and Populations; 208-324 Applied Animal Behaviour; or an equivalent ecology subject.
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Ms Cheryl O'Dwyer
Subject Overview:

This subject will explore the concepts of ecological processes that regulate native and exotic faunal populations in Australia; techniques used to monitor and manage faunal populations that are at risk; current methods of control and harvesting techniques; and fauna legislation and regulation. Case studies will be used to validate the above points.

Assessment: One 5000-word written assignment (40%), a 2500-word written assignment (20%), and a 2-hour examination.
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

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Related Course(s): Bachelor of Natural Resource Management
Bachelor of Natural Resource Management
Bachelor of Natural Resource Management with Honours
Bachelor of Resource Management with Honours

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