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BIOL2918 - Introduction to Marine Biology (Adv)
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): 2
Assumed knowledge: 12 credit points of Junior Biology.
Prerequisites: Distinction average in BIOL (1001 or 1911) and 6 additional credit points of Junior Biology (BIOL/MBLG/EDUH). 12 credit points of Junior Chemistry (or for BSc (Marine Science) students 6 credit points of Junior Chemistry and either an additional 6 credit points of Junior Chemistry or 6 credit points of Junior Physics. These requirements may be varied and students with lower averages should consult the Unit Executive Officer.
Prohibitions: BIOL2018, MARS2006, MARS2906, MARS2007, MARS2907
Teacher/Coordinator: A/Professor R Coleman

Classes: 2x1 hr lectures/week. Practical classes will comprise of 3x5 hr excursions, 4x3 hr practical. Excursions may be timetabled for weekends.

Assessment: Two hour theory exam, four written reports (100%)

Textbooks: As for BIOL2018
This unit has the same objectives as BIOL2018, Introduction to Marine Biology, and is suitable for students wishing to pursue aspects from the unit in greater depth. Students taking this unit will participate in alternatives to some elements of the ordinary level course and will be required to pursue the unit objectives by more independent means. Specific details of the unit will be announced in meetings, during the first week of teaching.Entry is restricted and selection is made from applicants on the basis of previous performance.
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