Subjects

Marine Biology and Ecology Major

Major Code

MSC-MBE

Available in

Master of Science

Credit point value

36 credit points on single major

Other details

Structure

Core Subjects

MB5004:03 Marine Conservation Biology

MB5160:03 Evolution and Ecology of Reef Fishes or MB5190:03 Coral Reef Ecology or MB5400:03 Life History and Evolution of Reef Corals

MB5300:03 Sampling and Experimental Design or MB5230:03 Design and Analyses in Ecological Studies

SC5055:03 Research Communication Skills in the Natural Sciences

Options

Select 6 credit points of specified level 5 science subjects

BZ5001:03 Quantitative Methods in Science

BZ5220:03 Population and Community Ecology

BZ5440:03 Ecology and Conservation

BZ5640:03 Marine Plants and Algae in their Environment

EV5203:03 Conserving Marine Wildlife: Sea Mammals, Birds, Reptiles

EV5505:03 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

MB5070:03 Marine Evolution and Biogeography

MB5160:03 Evolution and Ecology of Reef Fishes

MB5190:03 Coral Reef Ecology

MB5230:03 Design and Analyses in Ecological Studies

MB5300:03 Sampling and Experimental Design

MB5350:03 Current Issues in Coral Reef Ecology

MB5380:03 Invertebrate Biology

MB5400:03 Life History and Evolution of Reef Corals

MB5430:03 Behaviour of Marine Animals

MB5550:03 Biology of Reef Corals

PLUS

Select 18 credit points of any level 5 AQ, BC, BZ, EV, MB, MI, TO or TV subjects. This list includes research options.


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