MB5270 - Coastal, Estuarine and Mangrove Ecosystems
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Science and Engineering
Available to postgraduate students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate of Science,
Graduate Diploma of Science, Master of Applied Science, Masters of Development Practice,
Graduate Certificate of Development Practice, Graduate Diploma of Development Practice
or Masters of Science.
A study of the components and functioning of wetland and estuarine ecosystems, with
particular emphasis on tropical systems.
- Acquire proficiency of observations, recording, evaluation and reporting of scientific
- Acquire hands-on understanding of the science of these natural systems;
- Gain experience in scientific problem-solving and decision making;
- Consolidate the basic knowledge of biological and ecological principles acquired in
- Acquire proficiency in scientific communications.
- On-course tests and presentations - (50%)
- Non-Invigilated > Assignments - (50%).
|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 understanding of Level 3 science and should have completed SC5202
or equivalent, and an excellent understanding of ecological principles.
|MB3270 AND MB3279
Study Period 2
|Census Date 27-Aug-2020
||Dr Nathan Waltham
||Dr Nathan Waltham, Mr Cesar Herrera Acosta, Dr Janine Sheaves, Professor Marcus Sheaves.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 26 hours lectures
- 24 hours practicals
- 17 hours fieldwork
- assessment and self-directed study
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