Courses & Units

Aquatic Biology B JFA102

Introduction

Aquatic Biology B provides a general introduction to fundamental biological processes underpinning aquatic biology by integrating cell biology, biochemistry, physiology, reproduction, classification, genetics and evolution with knowledge about aquatic plants, microbes and animals. You will develop practical laboratory skills to identify and classify different organisms. Aquatic micro-organisms, microalgae, seaweeds, and macrophytes are the main taxa considered.

Summary

Unit name Aquatic Biology B
Unit code JFA102
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Ecology and Biodiversity
Coordinator

Dr James Haddy

Teaching staff

Dr Chris Burke, Dr Chris Bolch and Dr Jeff Wright

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

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Domestic

Band Field of Education
2 050701

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Requisites

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly for 13 weeks, 2 h lectures, 3 h practicals

Assessment

Coursework: 50% (practical reports or worksheets 15%, revision tests 20%, poster 15%). Examination: 50%..

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