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Australian flora

Breadth TrackYear: 2019

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This breadth track progressively develops knowledge and skills in Australian flora,and in the diversity of the plant kingdom. It provides a general approach to the different biomes of Australia and the adaptive biology of the plants and animals inhabiting those biomes, and to the different floristic bioregions of Victoria and their ecology. Plant Biodiversity introduces the structure, biology and evolution of the major groups of land plants, with examples from the Australian flora.

Subject Options

Code Name Study period Credit Points
BIOL10001 Biology of Australian Flora & Fauna
Semester 2
BOTA20004 Flora of Victoria
Summer Term
BOTA20002 Plant Biodiversity
Semester 2


These subjects are not approved as breadth for Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Biomedicine or Bachelor of Engineering students.

Some of these subjects are not available as breadth for all Bachelor of Environments students. Refer to Restrictions for Breadth Options within the Bachelor of Environments - relating to specific majors for more information.

What is a Breadth Track?

A breadth track is a sequence of three or more subjects (taken as part of a Melbourne Bachelor degree) that progressively develops knowledge and skills relevant to a coherent domain, theme, topic or issue. It is a suggested set of subjects, rather than a requirement.

Last updated: 23 July 2019