|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Twenty-four lectures (two per week), 27 hours of practical work plus an excursion |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||Biology 650-141 and 650-142 (prior to 2004: 600-141 and 600-142); or geography 121-012 and 121-013.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|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 P Vesk; Prof N Enright
|Subject Overview:|| |
The subject provides an introduction to ecological questions that can be addressed at the levels of communities and ecosystems. Topics include:
By successfully completing this subject, students should gain:
|Assessment:||Up to 15 pages of practical and excursion reports due during the semester (20%); continuous assessment of practical exercises and laboratory problems during the semester (20%); a 2-hour written examination in the examination period (60%).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Ecology: From Individuals to Ecosystems (M Begon, et al), 4th edn, Blackwell 2006|
|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|
|Notes:||Students enrolled in the BSc (pre-2008 BSc), BASc or a combined BSc course will receive science credit for the completion of this subject.|
Bachelor of Arts |
Bachelor of Forest Science/Bachelor of Science
Diploma in Arts (Environmental Studies)
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