ZOOL220 EntomologyUpdated: 25 September 2019
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||24cp at 100 level or candidature in a postgraduate award|
The School of Environmental and Rural Science considers all practical/laboratory/tutorial activities as essential to student learning. Attendance and participation in all practical/laboratory/tutorial classes (sessions) is mandatory - exemptions will not be granted without supporting evidence.
|Coordinator(s)||Nigel Andrew (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Entomology introduces students to the behaviour, ecology, identity and physiology of insects. Students will be examining the fundamental roles that insects play in the natural, agricultural, urban and domestic environments. Student outcomes will include an appreciation for seeing insects as the major drivers of ecosystem function, and as fundamental drivers of biodiversity, as well as their role in forensic entomology, and biocontrol/quarantine. The major assessments will include a comprehensive insect collection, laboratory report, and literature review based on lecture material.
Students should note that this unit requires animal experimentation and/or dissection during some mandatory practical classes.
|Materials||Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.|
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: