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SLE151 - Biodiversity: A Global Perspective

Unit details

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

SQB143, SQB151

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Euan Ritchie

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

SLE010

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week.

Content

This unit includes: Extinction; speciation; rarity and threatened species; conservation strategies; plant and animal diversity; threatening processes; human cultural attitudes to wildlife exploitation and conservation; genetic diversity and molecular techniques in biodiversity conservation.

Assessment

Assignments (1 x 10%, 2 x 15%) 40%, oral presentation 10%, examination 50%

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