SLE360 - Australian Invertebrates
|Year||2015 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Previously coded as:|
2 x 1 hour classes per week, 6 x 3 hour practical classes 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.
The unit examines characteristics of invertebrates, together with their evolutionary origins, taxonomy and distribution in the Australasian region; insect success (including sociality) and the importance of invertebrate communities in both undisturbed and disturbed Australian ecosystems; and reproductive and physiological adaptations of invertebrates to Australian conditions. This unit will also address the assessment and control of invertebrate communities in Australia (especially of agricultural pests).
Class test (2 x 20%) 40%, oral presentation 15%, project 45%
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.