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BIOL3908 - Marine Field Ecology (Advanced)
Faculty of Science - 6 credit points
HECS Band six
Domestic Fee: $3,900
International Fee: $4,500
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: Biological Sciences
Offered session(s): 107
Assumed knowledge: BIOL2018 or GEOS2115. Prior completion of BIOL (3006 or 3906) is very strongly recommended.
Prerequisites: Distinction average in 12 credit points of Intermediate Biology; or 6 credit points of Intermediate BIOL and one of ENVI (2111 or 2911) or GEOS (2115 or 2915).
Prohibitions: BIOL3008
Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof R Coleman.

Classes: One 8 day field course held in the pre-semester break, plus 4x1 hr 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.
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).
Dates: 30 June - 8 July 2012.
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