University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

ENV BIOL 4050A - Advanced Ecology and Environmental Science (Hons) Part 1

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 4.5
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 10 Hours per week
Restriction: BSc Honours Ecology & Environmental Science
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Incompatible: ENV BIOL 4000A/B, ENV BIOL 4005A/B, ENV BIOL 4015A/B
Assessment: Literature review & Research Proposal; Broadening Essay; Short Essay

This course is part of the Honours in Ecology and Environmental Science degree and runs in parallel with ENV BIOL 4060A/B Honours Ecology and Environmental Science Project. The aim of this course is to help you build essential research, critical thinking and science communication skills. You will develop and improve your ability to synthesise and review the scientific literature, present oral summaries of your research project, and develop technical and analytical skills involved with data analysis and interpretation. In carrying out these tasks you will develop an ability to collect and evaluate information, dissect complex ideas, identify gaps in knowledge, develop an interesting viewpoint, assemble a persuasive argument and draw valid conclusions. An important component is the development of a research proposal that will be implemented and executed in the course ENV BIOL 4050A/B (Honours Ecology and Environmental Science Project 1 & 2).

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Commonwealth supported
Full fee paying

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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Tue 14/03/2023 Thu 23/03/2023 Wed 16/08/2023 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Project
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
16553 01NT 0 FULL This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.
Note: Full Year - part 1