BZ5620 - Tropical Flora of Australia
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Science and Engineering
Available to students admitted to the Graduate Diploma of Research Methods, Master
of Applied Science, Graduate Diploma of Science, Graduate Certificate of Science,
Graduate Certificate of Development Practice, Graduate Diploma of Development Practice,
Master of Development Practice, Master of Science or Master of Science (Professional).
This field-based subject is an advanced treatment of the Australian flora with an
emphasis on understanding the distribution and diversity of the tropical flora. Students
will be introduced to sources of information on the Australian Flora, principles of
plant identification, and theoretical and practical issues in plant taxonomy and conservation.
- develop an appreciation and understanding of the underlying factors involved in the
conservation and management of tropical floras;
- gain an understanding of the origins and development of the Australia flora;
- gain experience in identifying plants;
- undertake a mini-research project, introducing the scope and form of higher research
degrees (honours and masters) available in the school.
- Invigilated > Other exams - (60%)
- On-course assessment - (40%).
|Students enrolling in this subject should have an undergraduate degree in a relevant
discipline (e.g. biology or environmental science) or have acquired equivalent knowledge
through other study. They should have an excellent understanding of biology, basic
chemistry, and a good knowledge of concepts and techniques used in the description
and identification of plants and plant communities.
|BT3400 BT5400 BZ3620
Study Period 7
|Census Date 09-Jul-2020
|Face to face teaching
22-Jun-2020 to 03-Jul-2020
||Assoc. Professor Susan Laurance
||Professor Darren Crayn, Assoc. Professor Susan Laurance, Mr Stuart Worboys.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 3 hours lectures
- 14 hours practicals
- 3 days 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