SLE244 - Marine Ecology


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as:


EFTSL value: 0.125

SLE103 or SLE144



Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

2 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week, equivalent of 5 x 3 hour practicals and a field trip per trimester.


Practical activities for students enrolled at the Waurn Ponds (Geelong) campus will be conducted at the Deakin University Queenscliff Marine Science Centre.


In SLE244 students will develop key conceptual principles and associated issues in ecology and illustrate their applications to real-world problems in marine and aquatic environments. Learning and assessment activities in this unit will provide students with the opportunity to explore population dynamics and links to conservation and management of key species. Students will study the interactions between species and their environments, including restoration ecology, impacts of disturbances, ecosystem science, landscape/seascape ecology, and spatial and temporal processes in ecosystem management. They will also examine the logic behind the design, implementation and data analyses of ecological investigations.

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