Unit Title: Introduction to ecological studies
Prerequisite: A pass in Year 12 examination or equivalent
Semester 1: Not offered Semester 2: Offered on F-F mode
This is an introductory unit to the study of ecology. It introduces the classification of plants and animals, and examines various biological methods used for classification. It also provides further insights into the science of ecology, linking biodiversity and conservation. The unit is designed to increase student’s awareness about the environmental issues, problems and appropriate solutions; and furthermore, to develop in them an attitude and behaviour that will set a framework to protect our unique and fragile ecosystem.