Courses & Units

Ecology KPZ163

Hobart, Launceston

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Introduction

A series of lectures and associated practical classes introduces 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.

Summary

Unit name Ecology
Unit code KPZ163
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Natural Sciences
Discipline Plant Science|Zoology
Coordinator

Geoff While

Teaching staff

Prof E Cameron, Assoc Prof E Wapstra, Prof B Brook and Dr G While.

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

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* 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).

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
050999 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,783.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

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

  • XPD131
  • KPA151, KZA150, KZA101, KZA105, KPZ101, KPZ160, KPZ161, KPZ165
  • JFA101, JFA102

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2 lectures per week and 8 practical field and laboratory classes, as well as some online self-paced activities.

Assessment

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

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Textbooks

Required

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