Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science and Geography / Marine Biology)

Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science and Geography / Marine Biology)

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Level 1

Teaching period 1

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core – already on plan

SC1101 Science: Nature, Knowledge and Understanding

Pre-Requisite: None

Core – already on plan

CH1001 Chemistry: A Central Science

Assumed Knowledge: It is assumed that students undertaking this subject will have successfully completed senior Chemistry and Maths B, or will have completed MA1020 and CH1020 or equivalent, prior to enrolment.

Core to Environmental Science and Geography – already on plan

EV1005 Environmental Processes and Global Change

Pre-Requisite: None

Core to Marine Biology – already on plan

BZ1007 Introduction to Biodiversity

Assumed Knowledge: Students enrolling in this subject should have a good understanding of Chemistry, Mathematics and English to Grade 12 (Queensland) or equivalents. Students without high school chemistry and mathematics must complete CH1020 and MA1020 in first year

Teaching period 2

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core – already on plan

SC1102 Modelling Natural Systems

Pre-requisites: MA1020 or Senior mathematics or equivalent and allow concurrent enrolment for MA1020

Core to Environmental Science and Geography – already on plan

EA1110 Evolution of the Earth

Pre-Requisite: None

Core to Marine Biology – already on plan

BZ1001 Introduction to Biological Processes

Assumed Knowledge: Students enrolling in this subject should have a good understanding of Chemistry, Mathematics and English to Grade 12 (Queensland) or equivalents. Students without high school chemistry should have completed CH1020.

Elective (check availability and ensure you meet pre-requisites.  Choose subjects that are of interest to you or support your career aspirations)

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Level 2

Teaching period 1

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core to Marine Biology – already on plan

BZ2001 Quantitative Methods in Science

Pre-requisite: 6cp of level 1 subjects

Core to Marine Biology – already on plan

MB2050 Functional Biology of Marine Organisms

 Pre-Requisite: ZL1001 or BZ1004 or AG1004 or BZ1007

Core to Marine Biology – already on plan

Choose ONE subject:

MB2070 Evolution and Biogeography of Marine Organisms

Pre-Requisite: BZ1001 and (ZL1001 or BZ1004 or AG1004 or BZ1007)    

OR

MB2080 Invertebrate Biology (SP2)

Pre-Requisite: BZ1004 or BZ1006 or BZ1007

Elective under Environmental Science and Geography

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Teaching period 2

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core to Environmental Science and Geography – already on plan

EV2502 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

Pre-requisite: 12cp of level 1 subjects

 

Core to Marine Biology major        

MB2060 Marine Ecology and Environmental Assessment

Pre-requisite: BZ1007 or 6cp of level 1 or 2 BZ or EV subjects

Elective under Environmental Management major

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Elective under Environmental Management major

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Level 3

Teaching period 1

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core to Marine Biology major        

MB3150 Fisheries Science

Pre-requisite: (BZ1001 or BZ1005) and (BZ2440 or BZ2880 or MB2060) and (BZ1007 or BZ1006 or ZL1001 or BZ1004 or AG1004 or BZ1001 or BZ1003 or AG1003)

Core to Environmental Science and Geography – already on plan

EV3020 Human Dimensions of Nature, Environment and Conservation

Pre-requisite: At least 12 credit points at level 2 including 6 credits of level 2 EA or EV

OR

EV3401 Coastal and Catchment Geomorphology

Study Period 2

Pre-requisite: At least 12 credit points at level 2 including 6 credits of level 2 EA or EV

Elective under major

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Elective under major

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Teaching period 2

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core to Environmental Science and Geography – already on plan

EV3002 Environmental Impact Assessment

Pre-requisite: At least 12cp of level 2 subjects

Core to Marine Biology major        

MB3200 Marine Conservation Biology

Pre-requisite: (BS2001 or BZ2001 or AG2001) OR MB2060

Elective under major

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Elective under major

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