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BIOL3907: Ecology (Advanced)

This unit has the same objectives as BIOL3007 Ecology, and is suitable for students who wish to pursue certain aspects in greater depth. Entry is restricted, and selection is made from the applicants on the basis of their previous performance. Students taking this unit of study participate in alternatives to some elements of the standard course and will be encouraged to pursue the objectives by more independent means in a series of research tutorials. Specific details of this unit of study and assessment will be announced in meetings with students in week 1 of semester 2. This unit of study may be taken as part of the BSc (Advanced) program.

Code BIOL3907
Academic unit Life and Environmental Sciences Academic Operations
Credit points 6
An average mark of 75 or above in [12cp of BIOL2XXX] OR [6cp of BIOL2XXX and (MBLG2X72 or GEGE2X01 or GENE2002 or AVBS2XXX or ENSC2001)]

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Explain key concepts and processes in ecology
  • LO2. Demonstrate how experimental evidence informs ecological theory
  • LO3. Discuss and critically evaluate relevant research articles
  • LO4. Demonstrate the principles used in well-designed ecological research to advance knowledge
  • LO5. Assess the role of applied ecology in solving environmental problems

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.