Bachelor of Science (Marine Biology / Zoology and Ecology)

Bachelor of Science (Marine Biology / Zoology and Ecology)

Study Plan

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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 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

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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 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.

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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 / Zoology and Ecology – 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 Zoology and Ecology

BZ2705  Australian Vertebrate Fauna

Pre-requisite: ZL1001 or  BZ1004 or AG1004 or BZ1006 or BZ1007

Elective under major

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Teaching period 2

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Level 2 core skills related to second major or area of interest

This subject will be added when Subject  Group chosen at level 1

Core to Marine Biology – already on plan

MB2060  Marine Ecology and Environmental Assessment

Pre-requisite: BZ2001 or MA1401

Core to Zoology and Ecology

BZ2440  Ecology and Conservation

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

Elective under major

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Level 3

Teaching period 1

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core to Marine Biology – already on plan

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 – already on plan

BZ3740  Wildlife Ecology and Management

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)

Elective under major

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Elective under major

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Teaching period 2

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core to Marine Biology – already on plan

MB3200  Marine Conservation Biology

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

Core – already on plan

BZ3220  Population and Community Ecology

Pre-requisite: (BS2001 or BZ2001 or AG2001) and (BZ2440 or BZ2880 or MB2060 or  3cp of level 2 BZ)

Elective under major

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Elective under major

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