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BIOL3910: Tropical Wildlife Biology (Adv)

2020 unit information

This unit runs in February. The enrolment is capped at 11, due to limited availability of accommodation. Entry into the unit is based on placement availability and selection is competitive based on academic performance in the pre-requisite units of study. Academic performance in any senior BIOL units of study may also be considered. Students must apply via the School of Life Environmental Sciences rather than directly through Sydney Student Unit of Study Selection. Information on how to apply will be on the SOLES Student Portal on Canvas:

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Life and Environmental Sciences Academic Operations

Code BIOL3910
Academic unit Life and Environmental Sciences Academic Operations
Credit points 6
Distinction average in either- 12cp Intermediate BIOL or (6cp Intermediate BIOL and (MBLG2072 or MBLG2972))
BIOL3010 or BIOL2010 or BIOL2910
Assumed knowledge:

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

  • LO1. appreciate evolution and biogeography of the Australian fauna
  • LO2. use field guides and dichotomous keys in the identification of animals
  • LO3. apply field skills such as trapping, in the study of animals
  • LO4. develop field experiments to understand animal biology
  • LO5. appreciate issues in the management of the Australian fauna
  • LO6. understand the role Aboriginal people play in managing the Australian landscape and fauna
  • LO7. develop written and oral communication skills to disseminate knowledge relating to animal biology

Unit availability

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There are no availabilities for this year.
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Intensive February 2020
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable

Modes of attendance (MoA)

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