The unit consists of 2 lectures per week (available to external students via ALP Echo360) and either
● a 3 hour practical per week (weeks 2-5) for internal students or
● a weekend on-campus session for externals (19th & 20th August)
There is a compulsory field trip to Stanwell Tops in the September vacation that all students enrolled in this unit must attend (25-27 September OR 27-29 September). This is a hurdle assessment, i.e. students must attend the field trip, participate in all activities and submit the associated written assessment to pass this unit.
Students who cannot attend the fieldtrip should NOT enrol in this unit.
While there is a text book that some lectures will follow, you do not need to purchase this as a copy will be in special reserve and online:
Begon M, Howarth RW, Townsend CR (2014) Essentials of ecology. 4th edition. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Cambridge. The 3rd (2008) edition is also acceptable, if you can come by it second hand.