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SLE136 - Life On An Evolving Planet

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:

SQE136

Unit chair:

Liz Weldon

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour classes per week, 5 x 3 hour practical sessions per trimester

Content

Life on our planet continues to evolve and change. In SLE136, students will explore these changes in the biosphere and how they have influenced and relate to changes in ecosystems over deep geological time and into the future. Students will experience hands-on learning using the fossil record in classes, practical sessions and a visit to the museum. During classes, practical sessions, and designated learning activities in the Cloud students will develop techniques to use a professional database to create a scientific methodology to test a given hypothesis and write a scientific report. Learning activities in the unit will involve students exploring and discussing the role of science in society.

Assessment

Workbook 30%, scientific report 20%, scientific poster presentation 20%, examination 30%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1114$1114$3696$3772

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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