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SLE244 - Aquatic Ecology

Unit details

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

SQB244

Unit chair:

Prue Francis

Prerequisite:

SLE103 or SLE144

Corequisite:

SLE010

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour class per week, equivalent of 6 x 3 hour practicals and field trip per trimester.

Content

In SLE244 students will develop key conceptual principles and associated issues in ecology and illustrate their applications to real-world problems in aquatic environments. Learning and assessment activities in this unit will provide students with the opportunity to explore population dynamics and links to conservation and management of key species. Students will study the interactions between species and their environments and apply that knowledge to restoration ecology and recovery from disturbances, ecosystem and landscape/seascape ecology, and spatial and temporal processes in ecosystem management. They will also examine the logic behind the design of ecological investigations, including experiments and field trip investigations.

Assessment

Weekly online quizzes 20%, 2 x in-class tests 40% (20% each), group experiment project and presentation 20%, scientific report 20%

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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