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BZ5450 - Ecological and Conservation Genetics

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Marine & Tropical Biology (pre 2015)

Available to postgraduate students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate of Science, Graduate Diploma of Science, Graduate Diploma of Research Methods, Masters of Applied Science, Graduate Certificate of Development Practice, Graduate Diploma of Development Practice, Master of Science, Masters of Development Practice and Bachelor of Science (Advanced). Graduate Diploma of Biotechnology. Graduate Certificate of Biotechnology

Subject content and learning outcomes as for BZ3450.

Students enrolling in this subject should have an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline (eg biology or environmental science) or have acquired equivalent knowledge through other study. They should have a good understanding of genetics and/or biochemistry, including knowledge of genetic inheritance, principles of evolutionary analysis and a fundamental understanding of whole organism biology.
AG3003 AG5003 BZ3450


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Professor Kyall Zenger
Lecturers: Professor Kyall Zenger, Dr Megan Higgie, Dr Lynne Van Herwerden.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 36 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); practical reports and 3000 word assignment (30%); essays and tests (20%).

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.