|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Science and Engineering|
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. The subject concentrates on the development of sampling strategies and experiments, emphasising theoretical, practical and statistical considerations. The first week of the subject involves lectures and computer workshops on sampling design and statistical analyses. The 2nd week of the subject includes a field trip to Orpheus Island research station during which student's apply theoretical content acquired in week 1. The field trip is primarily devoted to student's developing and undertaking an independent, field based, research project in coral reef ecology. Students will incur extra costs for field expenses.
|Students enrolling in this subject should have an undergraduate degree in biological sciences or have acquired equivalent knowledge through other study. They should have an excellent understanding of level 3 science, an excellent understanding of ecological principles and have successfully completed a basic univariate statistics course at university level.|
|Townsville, Study Period 3, Intensive|
|Census Date 04-Feb-2021|
|Face to face teaching 01-Feb-2021 to 11-Feb-2021|
|Coord/Lect:||Dr Naomi Gardiner.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
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.