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Unit of Study BIO10123 - Marine Communities as Sentinels of Change (2015)

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      192 credit points in any SCU Unit

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:

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1 describe the main types of hard marine substrates and the biota that inhabits them
2 explain the primary biotic and abiotic processes affecting marine organisms in different habitats
3 discuss the suitability of different communities for monitoring environmental condition.

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

  1. describe the main types of hard marine substrates and the biota that inhabits them
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    • GA4:
  2. explain the primary biotic and abiotic processes affecting marine organisms in different habitats
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    • GA4:
  3. discuss the suitability of different communities for monitoring environmental condition.
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    • GA2:
    • GA4:

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