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Unit details

SLE307 - Behavioural Ecology

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:

SBB307

Unit chair:

John Arnould

Prerequisite:

SLE204

Contact hours:

 Intensive: Students are required to attend an intensivemode 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

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3863$3609

* 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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