Courses & Units

Ecology KPZ163

Hobart

Introduction

A series of lectures and associated practicals introduces fundamental concepts in experimental design, animal and plant ecology and in behavioural and evolutionary ecology. A strong emphasis is placed on developing skills in practical ecology and scientific writing. Students are expected to participate in some group activities. The School provides special notes.

Summary

Unit name Ecology
Unit code KPZ163
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology
School of Biological Sciences
Discipline Zoology|Plant Science
Coordinator

Dr G While

Teaching staff

Prof E Cameron, Assoc Prof E Wapstra, Assoc Prof Greg Jordan and Dr G While

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2015 10/8/2015 31/8/2015 16/10/2015

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2015: $1,096.00 2015: $2,392.00 050999

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

  • KPA151, KZA150, KZA101, KZA105, KPZ101, KPZ160, KPZ161, KPZ165
  • JFA101, JFA102

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

3 lectures and 3-hr practical weekly (13 wks), some practicals taught as tutorials

Assessment

3-hr exam (50%), practical and written assessment (50%)

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Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

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Note:

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