JCU Australia logo

Subject Search

MB5300 - Sampling and Experimental Design

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: School of Marine & Tropical Biology

Available to Graduate Diploma of Research Methods, Graduate Certificate of Research Methods, Graduate Certificate of Science, Graduate Diploma of Science, Master of Applied Science, Graduate Certificate of Development Practice, Graduate Diploma of Development Practice, Master of Science, Master of Development Practice.

A two week intensive subject which aims at revising and extending knowledge of the design of sampling and monitoring programs in marine environments and the design of manipulative experiments. Concentrates on the development of sampling strategies and experiments, emphasising theoretical, practical and statistical considerations. Assumes a basic knowledge of statistics and ecological methods to level 2.

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 BZ5001 or equivalent, and an excellent understanding of ecological principles.


Townsville, Study Period 7, Block
Census Date 05-Jul-2012
Face to face teaching 18-Jun-2012 to 29-Jun-2012
Coordinator: Dr Naomi Gardiner
Lecturers: Dr Naomi Gardiner, <Person not found>, Professor Geoffrey Jones, <Person not found>.
Assessment: essays (%); assignments (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Assessment by field project reports, essays and tutorial assignments.

Note: 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 official information.