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Conservation Genetics (8504.2)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:
Faculty: Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Science

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    Availability

    This unit is no longer offered. Information may be available for Units in the following years:

    Syllabus

    This unit will be run over the Winter Term and will adopt a blended learning approach comprising 1 week intensive laboratory and face-to-face learning coupled with 6 weeks of web-based delivery of resource material, readings, interactive forums and problem solving, and assignments. Topics to be covered include:- Population genetic theory;- Phylogenetics and phylogeography;- Evolutionary theory;- Applications to conservation / pest species management;- Population genetic analysis; and- Basic laboratory skills.

    Learning Outcomes

    1. demonstrate an advanced understanding of conservation genetics
    2. utilise basic skills to incorporate ecological theory and molecular genetic tools in the management of species conservation
    3. conduct a detailed appraisal and analysis of real-world problems of conservation genetics relevance
    4. demonstrate well-developed scientific thinking and writing skills, and the ability to work as part of a team

    Contact Hours

    1 week intensive laboratory and face-to-face learning coupled with 6 weeks of web-based delivery.

    Prerequisites

    Genetics

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