Marine Field Ecology (Advanced) (BIOL3908)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit has the same objectives as Marine Field Ecology BIOL3008, and is suitable for students wishing to pursue certain aspects of marine field ecology in a greater depth. Entry is restricted and selection is made from applicants on the basis of past performance. Students taking this unit of study will be expected to take part in a number of additional tutorials after the field course on advanced aspects of experimental design and analysis and will be expected to incorporate these advanced skills into their analyses and project reports. This unit may be taken as part of the BSc(Advanced).

Further unit of study information

Classes

One 8-day field course held in the pre-semester break, plus four 1-hour tutorials during semester 2.

Assessment

Discussion groups, research project proposal, biodiversity report, data analysis and checking, research project report (100%).

Textbooks

As for BIOL 3008.

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Distinction average in either 12cp Intermediate BIOL; or 6cp Intermediate BIOL and (MBLG2072 or MBLG2972).

Prohibitions

BIOL2028, BIOL3008, BIOL2928

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.