Bachelor of Science (Ecology and Conservation / Marine Biology)

Bachelor of Science (Ecology and Conservation / Marine Biology)

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 Ecology & Conservation and 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 Ecology & Conservation and 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 Ecology & Conservation and Marine Biology – already on plan

BZ2001 Quantitative Methods in Science

Pre-requisite: 6cp of level 1 subjects

Core to Ecology and Conservation– already on plan

BZ2420 Ecological Genetics

Pre-requisite: (BZ1001 or BZ1005) AND (CH1011 OR CH1001 or BM1000)

Core to Marine Biology

MB2050 Functional Biology of Marine Organisms

Pre-Requisite: ZL1001 or BZ1004 or AG1004 or BZ1007

Elective under Marine Biology major

MB2070 on plan.  Use “change” link in eStudent to choose alternate subject

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MB2080 Invertebrate Biology

Pre-Requisite: BZ1004 or BZ1006 or BZ1007

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MB2070 Evolution and Biogeography of Marine Organisms (SP1)

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

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 Ecology and Conservation– already on plan

BZ2440 Ecology and Conservation

Pre-requisite: BZ1007 or 6cp of level 1 or 2 BZ or EV 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 Ecology and Conservation major

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Level 3

Teaching period 1

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core to Ecology and Conservation– already on plan

BZ3215 Conservation Biology

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 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)

Elective under major

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Elective under major

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Teaching period 2

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core to Ecology and Conservation– already on plan

BZ3220 Population and Community Ecology

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

Core to Marine Biology major

MB3200 Marine Conservation Biology

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

Elective under major

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Elective under major

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