Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Lectures, pracitical work and fieldwork
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 x one hour lecture per week; 48 hours fieldwork and practical work (4 hours per week); a one-day field trip during the semester |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||50 points of second year level subjects in a relevant discipline.|
|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 Peter Vesk
ContactSchool of Botany
This subject provides a detailed knowledge of vegetation structure and natural values of Victorian plant communities and their assessment, including environmental limiting factors, threats due to land use, development and fragmentation, and management issues related to environmental impact assessment and conservation of native vegetation. The subject will be based around short excursions to examine different vegetation types in the Melbourne region, and a series of special lectures by scientists, managers and consultants from both the government and private sectors. Topics will include:
At the completion of the subject students should be able to:
Four written reports (1000-3000 words each) on practical work due during the semester (10-25% each); a take home assignment in the examination period (30%).
|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|
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.
Bachelor of Science |
Master of Science (Environmental Science)
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
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