BSc – Zoology and Ecology Major*

BSc – Zoology and Ecology Major*

Major code


Available in

Bachelor of Science

Credit point value

21 credit points

Other details

* This is the Zoology and Ecology second (double) major, which is not available in joint degrees or with the Physics major

Structure - Cairns


Level 2

BZ2480:03 Restoration Ecology or BZ2808:03 Adapting to Environmental Challenges or MB2080:03 Invertebrate Biology

BZ2820:03 Evolutionary Biology

BZ2880:03 Ecology: Distribution, Abundance and Diversity

Level 3

BZ3215:03 Conservation Biology

BZ3230:03 Ecological Research Methods


Select 6 credit points of specified level 3 subjects from List 1

List 1

BZ3225:03 Field Ecology

BZ3520:03 Agroecology

BZ3620:03 Tropical Flora of Australia

BZ3745:03 Tropical Entomology

Structure - Townsville


Level 2

BZ2705:03 Australian Vertebrate Fauna

BZ2440:03 Ecology and Conservation

BZ2420:03 Ecological Genetics or BZ2008:03 Adaptation to Environmental Change or MB2080 Invertebrate Biology

Level 3

BZ3740:03 Wildlife Ecology and Management

BZ3220:03 Population and Community Ecology



Select 6 credit points of specified level 3 subjects from List 2

List 2

BZ3215:03 Conservation Biology

BZ3615:03 Plant Survival in a Land of Fire, Flood and Drought or BZ3210:03 Rainforest Ecosystems

BZ3061:03 Behavioural Ecology

BZ3450:03 Ecological and Conservation Genetics

BZ3001:03 Field Studies in the Equatorial Tropics: Borneo