EM553 Conservation BiologyUpdated: 29 January 2020
Intensive schools are for students enrolled in Online Mode only, unless specified in the notes.
|Supervised Exam||There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The exam will either be paper-based and offered at an established exam venue or online with supervision via webcam and screen sharing technology. Coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.|
|Pre-requisites||candidature in a postgraduate award|
|Restrictions||EM353 or EM422 or EM453 or EM522|
- Conservation Biology
|Coordinator(s)||Tim Paine (email@example.com)|
This unit covers the principles and practice of biological conservation. Topics include: assessment of species conservation status and management priorities; patterns and causes of rarity, extinction and decline; re-introductions; captive breeding; conservation genetics; biodiversity; threat analysis and mitigation; effects of fragmentation and isolation; conservation evaluation - issues include the viability and management of ecological reserves and conservation policy and attitudes.
Note: Recommended material may be held in the University Library - purchase is optional
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: