Introduction to Marine Field Ecology Adv (BIOL2928)


The content of BIOL2928 will be based on BIOL2028 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.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


8-day intensive field course


In-class test on biodiversity (30%), review of a research paper (20%), practical reports/presentations (40%), record keeping and participation (10%).


Kingsford M, Battershill C (1998) Studying Marine Temperate Environments: A Handbook for
Ecologists. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press. 335 p.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


Distinction average in either- 12cp Junior BIOL, or (6cp Junior BIOL and (MBLG1001 or MBLG1901))

Assumed knowledge

(BIOL1002 or BIOL1902) and 12cp of Intermediate Biology


BIOL2028 or BIOL3008 or BIOL3908

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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.