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Unit of Study ENVR5002 Wildlife Conservation (2024)

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    A compulsory 4-day field camp for Online and On Campus students is conducted during which most of the practical work is done.

Learning outcomes

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:

demonstrate an ability to independently design a field survey

demonstrate a high level of skill in report writing and in scientific data presentation

collate data from a variety of sources and demonstrate an ability to evaluate different methods of data collection

demonstrate correct ethical approaches to animal survey and handling

demonstrate the skills required to independently conduct a wildlife survey and to accurately identify wildlife

describe the basic principles of conservation biology

synthesize and critically evaluate the literature for a specific topic in wildlife conservation

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