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Environmental Biology (6 points)


Leader: Associate Professor Gordon Sanson, Mr Gerry Rayner

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: A study of the biosphere, environmental conditions and their effects on animals, plants and communities; responses of organisms to environmental conditions; interactions between plants and animals; environmental genetics and microbiology; management of biological resources; and an introduction to ecology and the impact of humans on the environment. As for BIO1011 the subject is structured to encourage self-paced learning with considerable feedback on individual performance.

Assessment: Examinations (2.5 hours): 40% + Practical work: 30% + Essay: 10% + Miniquizzes: 20%

Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures and one 3-hour practical (or tutorial equivalent) per week

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