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Marine Ecosystems: Ecology & Management (ECOL30007)

Undergraduate level 3Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 3
Subject codeECOL30007
Semester 1
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The oceans cover 71% of the earth’s surface and are vital to the well being of humans in many ways. This subject covers our current understanding of the biology of marine organisms and how marine scientists assess environmental impacts, manage exploited species and conserve biodiversity.

Intended learning outcomes

The subject will provide students with exposure to current issues in marine biology and their relevance to marine conservation and management.

Generic skills

  • Ability to understand current scientific literature; to identify knowledge gaps; and to explain the important concepts to non-scientist.
  • Ability to critique methods and experimental designs used in research.
  • Ability to read and synthesize current primary scientific literature and produce concise pieces of scientific writing and oral presentations.

Last updated: 10 August 2019