Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:January, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Lectures, practical work and fieldwork.
An enrolment quota of 36 students applies to this subject. For detailed information on the quota subject application process, refer to the Quota Subject link on the Eastern Precinct Student Centre website: http://studentcentre.unimelb.edu.au/eastern/
2 week intensive in late January/early February.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: This subject is offered full-time over the first two weeks of February. Total contact is 62 hours, comprising 36 hours fieldwork (one 7-day excursion), 8 hours lectures, 18 hours practical work |
Total Time Commitment:
Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours
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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 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 Andrew Drinnan
School of Botany
This subject is structured around the fieldwork excursion in early February and covers the basic skills that are required to undertake a field-based botanical activity such as a flora survey or an environmental impact assessment, or to proceed to research in a field-based botanical discipline. Topics to be covered include:
At the end of this subject, students should have the skills for:
A written report of a maximum of 2000 words due at the end of the semester (40%); curated collection of up to 20 plants due at the end of the subject (20%); assessment of field activities during the subject (20%); a 2-hour practical examination in the summer semester examination period (20%).
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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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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) |
Conservation and Australian Wildlife (pre-2008 Bachelor of Science)
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Science credit subjects* for pre-2008 BSc, BASc and combined degree science courses
Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG. Core selective subjects for B-BMED.
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