Biology of Invertebrates - BIOS2031

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: 5

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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A study of invertebrate diversity emphasising their evolution, morphology, behaviour, and relationships to marine, freshwater and terrestrial environments. Invertebrate conservation and applied aspects of invertebrate biology are included. Practical work includes examining living and preserved specimens (including dissections) in the laboratory and the field, and techniques for invertebrate identification.

Assumed knowledge: BIOS1101.

Note/s: Enrolment in this course may be subject to quota restrictions. Such restrictions will only apply to students taking this course as an elective. There is a compulsory field camp during the mid session break and personal expenses will be incurred.

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