Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 28 lectures; 4 tutorials; 12 hours of group multimedia presentations |
Total Time Commitment:
Estimated total time commitment of 170 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 class 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/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Tim Dempster, Prof Stephen Swearer
Dr Tim Dempster
The oceans cover 71% of the earth’s surface and are vital to the well being of humans in many ways. This subject covers our current understanding of the biology of marine organisms and how marine scientists assess environmental impacts, manage exploited species and conserve biodiversity.
The subject will provide students with exposure to current issues in marine biology and their relevance to marine conservation and management.
Mini-symposium (presentation and participation, 20%) at the end of semester; critiques of tutorial readings (up to 2000 words) due throughout semester (20%); mid-term written examination of 1 hour (20%); written examination of 2 hours during the final examination period (40%)
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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.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Environmental Science |
Environmental Science major
Environments Discipline subjects
Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG.
Selective subjects for B-BMED
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Marine Life |
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