Ecology and Conservation (Advanced) (BIOL2924)

UNIT OF STUDY

The content of BIOL2924 will be based on BIOL2024 but qualified students will participate in alternative components at a more advanced level. The content and nature of these components may vary from year to year.

Further unit of study information

Classes

Two lectures and one 3-hour practical per week.

Assessment

Practical reports/presentations (50%), one 2-hour exam (50%).

Textbooks

Recommended: Essentials of Ecology 3rd edition (2008). Townsend, CR, Begon, M, Harper, JL . John
Wiley & Sons
Recommended: The Ecological World View (2010) Krebs, CJ; CSIRO Publishing

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Distinction average in either 12cp Junior BIOL; or 6cp Junior BIOL and (MBLG1001 or MBLG1901). These requirements may be varied and students with lower averages should consult the Unit Coordinator.

Assumed knowledge: BIOL1002 or BIOL1902

Prohibitions

BIOL2024

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.