Ecosystem Conservation and Management - BIOS2123

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 44

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: BIOS1301

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course is an intensive field-based course which is run in conjunction with the management of endangered species. The course focuses on advanced, practical management of endangered species and habitats endemic to Australia and hence conservation practices. Students will participate in the monitoring of endangered species and gain skills in surveying methods including passive and active monitoring techniques. Practical training will include consideration of the implementation of conservation programs, including the financial and logistical constraints placed on conservation management strategies.

Assumed knowledge: BIOS1101, and BEES2041 or equivalent.

Note: This course is available to students in Advanced Science (3972), Science (3970) and their associated Dual Degrees, with a preference given to students in the Ecology Major. Unfilled places are available to students in Environmental Management (3965), Life Science (3966) with preference given to students in Biology or Ecology Majors with a credit average.

This course involves compulsory field-work and will this will involve expense to individual students.

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