Bachelor of Environmental Science

Conservation Ecology

Program of Study Credit Points
Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete the following units:
12 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
CHEM110 Chemistry I 6  
STAT100 Introduction to Statistical Modelling 6  
To achieve an overall total of 144 credit points candidates must complete a further 60 credit points with at least 24 credit points at 300-level and not more than 12 credit points at 100-level.
Complete 60 credit points with no more than 12 credit points at 100-level from the listed units.
Group 1 Listed Units: Complete 48-60 credit points from the following units: 48-60 cps
BOTY390 Field Botany 6  
ECOL204 Ecological Methods 6  
ECOL307 Ecology of Plant Populations 6  
ECOL311 Ecology of Australian Vegetation 6  
ECOL320 Molecular Ecology 6  
EM323 Wildlife Ecology and Management 6  
EM353 Conservation Biology 6  
ERS301 Applied Research Skills in Environmental and Rural Science 6  
EVOL211 Evolution and Biogeography 6  
EVOL301 Biological Systematics 6  
ZOOL203 Vertebrate Zoology - Evolution and Diversity 6  
ZOOL210 Invertebrate Zoology 6  

Group 2 Listed Units: Complete 0-12 credit points from the following units:

0-12 cps
AGEX310 Agricultural and Natural Resource Extension 6  
AGRO321 Crop Production 6  
ANPR211 Animal Production Systems and Products 6  
BCHM210 Introductory Molecular Biology and Biochemistry I 6  
BOTY202 Plant Physiology and Anatomy 6  
BOTY302 Plant Function and Environment 6  
BOTY370 Mycology and Plant Pathology 6  
CANI310 Wild Dog Ecology 6  
CHEM120 Chemistry II 6  
CHEM250 Analytical Chemistry 6  
ECON221 Food Security and Environmental Scarcity 6  
ECON329 Environmental and Natural Resource Economics 6  
EM311 Land Assessment for Sustainable Use 6  
EM333 Spatial Analysis and Modelling 6  
EM336 Remote Sensing and Image Analysis 6  
EM351 Ecosystem Rehabilitation 6  
ENGT352 Principles of Hydrology 6  
ERS381 Project Report in Engineering and Environmental and Rural Science 6  
GENE210 Introductory Genetics 6  
GEOL120 Dynamic Earth 6  
GEOL207 Resource Geology and Environmental Issues 6  
GEOL312 Geophysics and Applied GIS for Earth Sciences 6  
GEOL313 Environmental Geology 6  
GEPL306 Water in the Environment 6  
GEPL307 Climate Change and Future Planning 6  
GEPL308 Environmental Change in Australia 6  
GEPL309 Natural Hazards 6  
GEPL311 Catchment to Coast 6  
GEPL315 Uncertainty, Science and Policy-Making 6  
GEPL324 Rural Planning and Resource Management 6  
GEPL335 Environmental Planning and Administration 6  
NR311 Natural Resource Policy and the Community 6  
NR331 Remote Sensing and Surveying 6  
OSSE300 Overseas Study Experience 6  
PHIL101 Bioethics 6  
RSNR120 Sustaining Our Rural Environment II 6  
RSNR301 Pollution Management 6  
RSNR302 Integrated Water Resource Management 6  
RSNR303 Sustainable Land Management 6  
RSNR304 Innovation, Projects and People 6  
SCI395 Science Report 6  
SOIL310 Soils, Pollution and the Environment 6  
SOIL431 Soils in Practice 6  
STAT210 Statistical Modelling and Environmental Design 6  
WORK300 Work Integrated Learning - Professional Skills Development 6  
WRIT101 The Craft of Academic Writing 6  
WRIT102 Storytelling and Genre Writing 6  
ZOOL100 Principles of Zoology 6  
ZOOL220 Entomology 6  
ZOOL326 Animal Behaviour 6  
ZOOL327 Ecological and Comparative Physiology 6  
ZOOL328 Insect-Plant Interactions 6  
ZOOL329 Evolutionary Parasitology 6  
Or a maximum of 12 credit points can be selected from any unit offered by the University subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.  
Total 72 cps

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