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UEA-305 Issues in Conservation

Period P3c - University of East Anglia at Norwich, EnglandYear 2
UEA-305Issues in Conservation3 ECTSPeriod P3cUEA
Objectives:The aim is to give students an in-depth knowledge of current topics in conservation biology. Students will learn to critically examine hot issues in conservation biology, develop an in-depth understanding of a range of techniques and approaches employed in the study of conservation and understand, assess and report on scientific presentations given by high-profile scientists. Each week there is a 3 hour seminar. Some will be led by faculty, others by outside speakers who are experts in their fields, others will be student-led. At the end of the course students will attend the traditional 2 days seminar of talks on ecology and conservation

Outcomes:To critically examine current issues in conservation biology. To develop an in-depth understanding of a range of approaches to the study and practice of conservation. To understand, assess and report on scientific presentations given by high-profile scientists.
ElectiveTaught in ENMixed
EvaluationWorkload : 60 hours
Written ExamLecture18
Oral ExamSeminar
Report70%Practice
Paper30%Total18h
DefenceFieldNo