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2 x 1 hour lectures per week, 3 x 3 hour practicals, 2.5 day pre-trimester field trip
Students intending to enrol in this unit must contact their enrolment officer for details regarding the field trip. Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
Students will explore processes that govern how marine organisms survive in the challenging environments in which they live. Topics will include how organism gain and assimilate nutrients, including both primary producers and consumers; the complexity of life cycles and dispersal dynamics of marine organisms and the different roles of organisms in community and ecosystem function.
Students will be encouraged to begin to think and function like marine biologists and will be equipped with the skills to do so. This will include development of team work skills, critical thinking and analysis and formal scientific communication skills.
Assignment 20%, group assignment 40%, examination 40%
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.