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Unit of Study BIO00212 - Wildlife Conservation (2015)

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  • Pre-requisites

      24 Credit Points in SESE units

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate an ability to design a field survey
2 demonstrate a high level of skill in report writing and in scientific data presentation
3 collate data from a variety of sources and demonstrate an ability to evaluate different methods of data collection
4 demonstrate correct ethical approaches to animal survey and handling
5 demonstrate the skills required to conduct a wildlife survey and to accurately identify wildlife
6 describe the basic principles of conservation biology.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an ability to design a field survey
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  2. demonstrate a high level of skill in report writing and in scientific data presentation
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  3. collate data from a variety of sources and demonstrate an ability to evaluate different methods of data collection
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  4. demonstrate correct ethical approaches to animal survey and handling
    • GA3:
  5. demonstrate the skills required to conduct a wildlife survey and to accurately identify wildlife
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
  6. describe the basic principles of conservation biology.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.