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SLE151 - Biodiversity: A Global Perspective

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

SQB143, SQB151

Unit chair:

Euan Ritchie





Incompatible with:


Contact hours: 2 x 1 hour class, 1 x 2 hour practical per week
Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


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.


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

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* 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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