BIOS 3030 Global Change Ecology

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 301268

Coordinator Elise Pendall Opens in new window

Description Students in Global Change Ecology synthesize and apply their knowledge about how ecological systems are responding to human impacts occurring in the Anthropocene, and how adaptation and mitigation can moderate these impacts. Students will demonstrate attributes expected of Ecology graduates, including skills in oral and written communication, quantitative analysis, and critical thinking. Guest speakers from the research community and industry will be invited to represent potential career paths related to ecological sustainability and the broader career destinations of science graduates.

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Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Pre-requisite(s) BIOS 2008 AND
EART 2001

Assumed Knowledge

Students will be expected to apply previous knowledge in mathematics, chemistry and biology.

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Quiz (2) 1 hour (x 2) 30 N Individual
Prac Report (2) 500 words (x2) 30 N Individual
Final Report 1,000 words 20 N Group
Presentation of Final Report 10 minutes 10 N Individual
Reflection/Self-Assessment 500 words 10 N Individual

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