Biodiversity Conservation (SCENV1002)

This course introduces students to the global environment and its basic natural systems. It is designed to develop in students an understanding of the application of biological and ecological principles to the conservation of global biological diversity. Major themes include the diversity and interrelationships of the biotic and abiotic components of the environment, plant and animal diversity, threatening processes, threatened species, conservation strategies, wildlife exploitation and conservation, and wildlife forensics. The course is taught by internal lectures, tutorials and fieldwork, and is also available on-line.

Credit points 15
EFTSL 0.125
Contribution band 2
For students entolled in Commonwealth Supported Place CSP), each course falls into one of three bands. The band determines the student contributuon amount (SCA) which is charged for each course. The maximum student contribution amounts are based on a standard, full-time enrolment (120 credit points per year) with courses in the same band.