This unit presents series of lectures and associated practical classes which introduce fundamental concepts in ecology of both plants and animals. It also introduces behavioural and evolutionary ecology and experimental methods. There is a strong emphasis placed on developing skills in practical ecology and scientific writing. Students are expected to participate in some group activities. This unit is taught in a blended style with most material delivered face to face, and some delivered online.
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||Third Party (UP Education)|
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- Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of Ecology and how to apply them to fundamental and applied questions
- Discuss how ecological principles can be examined using scientific studies.
- Communicate scientific ideas and results in written, verbal and graphic forms
- Demonstrate an ability to access and evaluate scientific literature
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:KPZ163
|Assessment||Online Quizzes (10%)|Examination (50%)|Mating Systems Dynamics Report (15%)|Winkle Size Distribution Report (15%)|Abiotic and Biotic Factors Report (5%)|Herbivory Practical (5%)|
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