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Area/Catalogue
BIOL 2022

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
008663

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Natural and Built Environments

Course aim

To acquire knowledge of the principles of conservation biology and be able to apply them to conservation problems. This will develop a sound understanding of the field which is expected for work in the fields of biodiversity conservation, environmental and park management.

Course content

Why conserve? Biodiversity, threats to biodiversity, extinction, conservation genetics, risk assessments, protected areas and management, conservation planning, global issues of conservation management, wildlife management.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BIOL 2023 Ecology

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Workshop 2 hours x 13 weeks
Field Placement (Field trip or mini conference) 1 half-day x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Group assignment <1500 words per student 40% 15 minute seminar
Written summary 2 double-spaced pages + references 20% N/A
Quiz N/A 40% 90 minutes

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Natural and Built Environments

Degrees this course is offered in

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