Courses & Units

Molecular Marine Ecology KSA714

Hobart

Note:

Unit will run subject to number of enrolments

Introduction

This unit explores the suite of molecular tools available to biologists and how they can be applied to questions concerning the biology, ecology, diversity, phylogeography and evolution of marine organisms. Topics covered include theory and practice of key molecular tools such as PCR, electrophoresis, DNA fingerprinting and sequencing technology, and population genetics. The laboratory workshop practical sessions and class research project provides students with hands-on experience of PCR and the collection and analysis molecular sequence data.

Summary

Unit name Molecular Marine Ecology
Unit code KSA714
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Ecology and Biodiversity
Coordinator

Christopher Bolch

Teaching staff

Andrew Bridle and Kelli Anderson

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
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International 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

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Fees

Domestic

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
010909 $993.0 $993.0 not applicable $2,354.0

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Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly online lecture; weekly tutorial; 5 day practical session.

Assessment

Major Assignment (60%) Semester tests and quizzes (40%)

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Textbooks

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