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Unit details

SLE324 - Australian Vertebrates

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:SBB308
Unit chair:

Desley Whisson

Prerequisite:

SLE204

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

3 x 1 hour class per week, 3 x 4 hour practical per trimester

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.

Content

This unit is designed to enable students to gain an understanding of Australian vertebrate zoogeography, evolution, diversity, ecology, and conservation.  Students will develop skills in the collection of ecological data, the field identification of different taxa, and interpretation and communication (oral and written reports) of scientific research.

Assessment

Oral Presentation 10%, written report 30%, 2 x class tests (30% each) 60%

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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