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SLE337 - Marine Biodiversity

Unit details

Enrolment modes:

Not offered as of 2015

Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:

SQB334

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Alecia Bellgrove

Prerequisite:

SLE144 and SLE255

Corequisite:

SLE010

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour class per week, equivalent of 6 x 3 hour practicals or field trips

Note:

Students intending to enrol in this unit must contact their enrolment officer for information regarding the field trip.

Content

This unit will build on knowledge developed in SLE144 and SLE255 and explore the biodiversity, form and function of marine plants and invertebrates in greater detail, with a focus on the drivers of marine biodiversity. Students will be given the opportunity to examine live and preserved specimens in both the field and laboratory, which will equip students with the skills for identifying the enormous biodiversity of plants and animals in the marine environment. We will discuss issues around measuring biodiversity, why biodiversity is important and challenges for conserving biodiversity in a changing world.

Assessment

Two assignments (20%, 40%) 60%, examination 40%

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

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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.

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