EM553 Conservation BiologyUpdated: 17 December 2018
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 paper-based exam will be held at an established exam venue, and 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
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: Reference material is 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: