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.
|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 29-Aug-2019
||Dr Brad Congdon
||Dr Brad Congdon, Dr Tasmin Rymer, Assoc. Professor Lucas Cernusak.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
- 26 hours lectures
- 39 hours practicals
- assessment and self-directed study
||assignments (50%); centrally-administered final exam (50%).
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