BZ1005 - Introductory Ecology
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Science and Engineering
An introduction to the ways in which animals and plants interact with one another
and with their environment, at the level of populations, communities and ecosystems.
- to learn the principles of ecology;
- to gain an understanding of Australian ecosystems, with emphasis on the tropics;
- to learn laboratory and field techniques in ecology, how to apply these techniques
to answering ecological questions and how to produce scientific reports;
- to learn about the application of ecological principles to solving environmental problems,
e.g. human population growth, pollution, loss of biodiversity.
- Non-Invigilated > Assignments - (50%)
- Invigilated > Centrally-administered final exam - (50%).
|Students enrolling in this subject should have a good understanding of Chemistry,
Mathematics and English to Grade 12 (Queensland) or equivalent.
|BZ1030 BZ1002 BZ1001
Study Period 2
|Census Date 27-Aug-2020
||Dr Andrew Chin
||Assoc. Professor Will Edwards.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 26 hours lectures
- 39 hours practicals
- 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