BZ5745 - Tropical Entomology
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Science and Engineering
Available to students admitted to the Graduate Diploma of Research Methods, Master
of Applied Science, Graduate Diploma of Science, Graduate Certificate of Science,
Graduate Certificate of Development Practice, Graduate Diploma of Development Practice,
Master of Development Practice, Master of Science or Master of Science (Professional).
This subject covers the phylogeny, classification and functional morphology of terrestrial
arthropods, especially insects. Methodological skills needed in the evaluation of
insect biodiversity will be taught. Students will be expected to develop an area of
particular interest to them via a project and a major literature review. Attendance
at BZ3745 lectures is required.
- appreciate the diversity of terrestrial arthropods;
- correctly identify and curate terrestrial arthropods;
- know the variety of techniques used to collect terrestrial arthropods;
- understand the evolutionary relationships between the major groups of terrestrial
|Students enrolling in this subject should have an undergraduate degree in a relevant
discipline or have acquired equivalent knowledge through other study. They should
have an excellent level of understanding of zoological processes and taxonomy and
data analysis and experimental design (SC5202 or equivalent).
|BZ3745 ZL3501 ZL5501
Study Period 3
|Census Date 07-Feb-2019
|Face to face teaching
04-Feb-2019 to 15-Feb-2019
||Dr Peter Yeeles.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 26 hours lectures
- 23 hours practicals
- 16 hours fieldwork
- assessment and self-directed study
||quizzes or tests (40%); insect collection (30%); school-administered final exam (30%).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest