Principles of Ecology

University of Auckland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Principles of Ecology

  • Host University

    University of Auckland

  • Location

    Auckland, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Biology, Ecology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    BIOSCI 101, 104 and 15 points from either STATS 101 or 108

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    An examination of ecosystem processes, factors that affect distribution and interactions of organisms, population ecology, and applications of ecology such as restoration and conservation. The key principles of ecology are taught in a New Zealand context emphasising an experimental approach.

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