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Major

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

    What will I study?

    Overview

    Gain skills in surveying, experimentation and modelling of ecological and evolutionary processes, and discover how evolutionary ecology can be applied to solve current problems in evolution, ecology, conservation and biodiversity.

    Develop knowledge from a range of disciplines: from genetics through organismal biology to ecosystem science.

    Your major structure

    You’ll complete this major as part of a Bachelor of Science degree.

    In your first and second years you will complete subjects that are prerequisites for your major, including biology, ecology and analysis of biological data.

    In your third year, you will complete 50 points (four subjects) of study that is deep and specialised study in your chosen area of ecology and evolutionary biology. This is a very flexible major: you’ll be able to select your major subjects from a wide range.

    Throughout your degree you will also take science elective subjects and breadth (non-science) subjects.

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