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Minor (2019)

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Marine Biology

Title Marine Biology
Organisational Unit Environmental and Conservation Sciences
Special requirements
Excluded Majors Conservation and Wildlife Biology; Marine Biology
Excluded Minors
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
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Minor Structure - 12 credit points

Part I - 3 credit points

Specified Electives - 3 credit points

Select from the following:

BIO180 Introduction to Marine Biology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BIO103 Environmental Biology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

Part II - 9 credit points

Core Units - 9 credit points

ENV241 Ecology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

Specified Electives - 6 credit points

Select from the following:

BIO377 Marine Ecology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BIO393 Tropical Marine Biology - 3 points
MURDOCH: W-internal (quota of 40 places) (closed as the offering has reached capacity)

BIO249 Fish and Wildlife Populations - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

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