|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 lectures (two per week) and 24 hours practical work (one 2-hour practical class per week) |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||Biology 650-141 and 650-142 (prior to 2004: 600-141 and 600-142).|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Not available for students who have completed 606-202 prior to 2002.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the University’s programs. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their active and safe participation in a subject are encouraged to discuss this with the relevant subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorDr R Wetherbee, Dr J Carey
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject introduces the major groups of the kingdom Protista, concentrating on their diversity, structure, biology, systematic relationships and evolution. Emphasis is placed on Australian species. Topics covered include:
After completion of the subject, students will have acquired a knowledge and appreciation of:
|Assessment:||Two 2-hour laboratory examinations during the semester (20% each); a 3-hour written examination in the examination period (60%).|
|Breadth Options:||This subject is a level 2 or level 3 subject and is not available to new generation degree students as a breadth option in 2008. |
This subject or an equivalent will be available as breadth in the future.
Breadth subjects are currently being developed and these existing subject details can be used as guide to the type of options that might be available.
2009 subjects to be offered as breadth will be finalised before re-enrolment for 2009 starts in early October.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students enrolled in the BSc (pre-2008 BSc), BASc or a combined BSc course will receive science credit for the completion of this subject. This subject is required for a marine biology major.
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