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SLE307 - Behavioural Ecology

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:

SBB307

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

John Arnould

Prerequisite:

SLE204

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Intensive: Students are required to attend an intensive mode short course (classes and seminars) taught in last week of January and first week of February at Burwood (Melbourne). Some assessments due after intensive short course finishes PLUS exam.

Content

This unit is designed to enable students to: gain an understanding of the basic principles of behavioural ecology and how the environment influences animal behaviour; further develop skills in analysing, interpreting and critically evaluating scientific data; gain experience in writing scientific reports and making an oral presentation.

Assessment

Group research project (literature search and hypothesis generation 10%, study design 10%, data collection and analysis 10%, write-up 10%) 40%, oral presentation 10%, examination 50%

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$3979$3718

* 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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