Course and Subject Handbook 2019 Courses Postgraduate Courses MSc – Tropical Biology and Conservation Major

MSc – Tropical Biology and Conservation Major

MSc – Tropical Biology and Conservation Major

Handbook year

2019

Major code

MSC-TBI

Credit point value

36 credit point

Major Structure

CORE SUBJECTS

BZ5215:03 Conservation Biology

BZ5061:03 Behavioural Ecology (Townsville) or BZ5235:03 Biological Invasions (Cairns)

BZ5220:03 Population and Community Ecology (Townsville) or BZ5230:03 Ecological Research Methods (Cairns)

BZ5740:03 Wildlife Ecology and Management (Townsville) or BZ5745:03 Tropical Entomology (Cairns)

MB5300:03 Sampling and Experimental Design or SC5502:03 Design and Analyses in Ecological Studies

PLUS

Select 3 credit points from:

BS5260:03 Modelling Ecological Dynamics or

BZ5450:03 Ecological and Conservation Genetics or

EV5110:03 Environmental and Social Impact Assessment or

EV5502:03 Advanced Geographic Information Systems or

EV5506:03 Remote Sensing

OPTIONS

Select 6 credit points of subjects from List 1

PLUS

Select 12 credit points of any level 5 AQ, BS, BZ, CH, EA, EV, MA, MB, MI, SC or TV subjects.

List 1

AQ5004:03 Aquaculture: Stock Improvement

BC5203:03 Advanced Bioinformatics

BS5260:03 Modelling Ecological Dynamics

BZ5450:03 Ecological and Conservation Genetics

BZ5990:03 Toolkit for the Field Biologist

CH5203:03 Analytical Chemistry (Advanced)

EA5018:03 Field Studies in Tropical Land and Water Science

EA5330:03 Field Techniques

EA5640:03 Advanced Marine Geoscience Technologies and Applications

EV5110:03 Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

EV5502:03 Advanced Geographic Information Systems

EV5505:03 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

EV5506:03 Remote Sensing

MA5405:03 Data Mining

MB5300:03 Sampling and Experimental Design

SC5202:03 Quantitative Methods in Science

SC5232:03 Marine Sensor Technologies and Applications

SC5502:03 Design and Analyses in Ecological Studies