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Conservation Biology (8898.2)

Level: Undergraduate Third Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:
Faculty: Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Science

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    • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (151172) - View
    • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (139345) - View

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    Syllabus

    This unit will develop student knowledge of the principles and paradigms in conservation biology, ecological models, and adaptive management. Integration with a field-based, real-world conservation case study will provide a direct link between students, the complexities of conservation problems and possible future careers. Each will be illustrated with case studies from Australia and internationally, as appropriate.

    Learning Outcomes

    On completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. demonstrate an advanced understanding of biological conservation;

    2. use basic skills to incorporate ecological theory tools in the management of species conservation;

    3. conduct a detailed appraisal and analysis of real-world problems of conservation relevance;

    4. demonstrate well-developed scientific thinking and writing skills and ability to work as part of a team.

    Contact Hours

    4 hours per week.

    Prerequisites

    6920 Principles of Ecology AND
    6916 Ecology and Biodiversity

    Corequisites

    NONE.

    Assumed Knowledge

    NONE

    Incompatible Units

    NONE.

    Equivalent Units

    8782 Conservation Biology

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