units

APG4430

Faculty of Arts

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2013 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

print version

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

To find units available for enrolment in the current year, you must make sure you use the indexes and browse unit tool in the current edition of the Handbook.

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitPhysical Geography
OfferedNot offered in 2013
Coordinator(s)To be advised

Notes

Previously coded ENV414F

Synopsis

This unit provides a broad introduction to ecology for candidates with no prior ecological experience. It aims to integrate selected concepts in ecology, biology, biogeography and earth sciences that underpin present ecological thinking. The unit examines the developmental history and present status of selected biological components in Australia and other southern hemisphere landmasses. Models of ecological management, nature reserve design and the ecological influence of humans through increasing demands on resources, are also critically examined.

Assessment

Essay (3000 words): 60%
Field report (1500 words): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

To be advised

Contact hours

2 hour lecture per week