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Backyard Biodiversity

Undergraduate | TAS-KPZ006 | 2024

Learn about the different bird, reptile, mammal and insect species that live in your local environment, so that you can take action to protect them. Explore the habitat changes you can make in your own backyard to support more biodiversity.

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Study method
100% online
100% online
Enrol by
16 June 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
14 weeks
Start dates
5 Feb 2024,
24 June 2024,
4 Nov 2024

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Backyard Biodiversity

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Explain biological, ecological, and sustainability concepts in the context of biodiversity and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
    2. Quantify the biodiversity and habitat present in your local environment
    3. Describe habitat modification/s that can increase biodiversity in your local environment
    4. Apply biodiversity skills and concepts to inform the local management of biodiversity

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching Arrangement: Designed for fully online delivery, with a new Module released every two weeks on MyLO.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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