Zoology Major

Information valid for students commencing in 2012.

Major Code


Available in

Bachelor of Engineering – Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Arts – Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science – Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Science – Bachelor of Laws with Honours

Credit point value

27 credit points

Other details


Core Subjects

Level 1

BZ1001:03 Fundamentals of Biology

BZ1004:03 The Diversity of Animal Life

Level 2

BZ2705:03 Australian Vertebrate Fauna

MB2080:03 Invertebrate Biology

Level 3

BZ3061:03 Behavioural Ecology


Select 3 credit points of specified BZ level 2 subjects

BZ2008:03 Adaptation to Environmental Change

BZ2420:03 Ecological Genetics

BZ2440:03 Ecology and Conservation


BZ3740:03 Wildlife Ecology and Management


BZ3745:03 Tropical Entomology


Select 6 credit points of specified level 3 subjects

BZ3001:03 Field Studies in the Equatorial Tropics: Borneo

BZ3215:03 Conservation Biology

BZ3220:03 Population and Community Ecology

BZ3450:03 Ecological and Conservation Genetics

BZ3755:03 Biodiversity and Climate Change: Impact, Mitigation and Adaptation