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• Describe the fundamental principles of ecology;
• Differentiate between ecological patterns and processes at different scales and levels of biological organisation (population, community and ecosystem);
• Understand and debate how ecological knowledge can be applied to a range of challenges faced by society;
• Further develop more specialised ecological knowledge and skills through subsequent modules.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Essay: Essay to be submitted via Brightspace||Week 12||n/a||Graded||No||
|Examination: End of semester exam - to be undertaken online via Brightspace||1 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Online assignments||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Spring||Yes - 1 Hour|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Written feedback is provided for individual continuous assessment assignments and general discussions of key aspects of assignments are undertaken during online tutorials. Students are offered the opportunity to submit drafts of the essays they prepare for the final exam to receive initial feedback.
|Dr Jan-Robert Baars||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Professor Mary Kelly-Quinn||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Serena Sgarzi||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|