Conservation biology is the scientific study of the earth's biodiversity with the aim of protecting species, their habitats and ecosystems. In this subject , students build on their understanding of ecology to learn about the current state of biological diversity, the alarming extinction rates, and the main threats to biodiversity. A range of management approaches used in conservation biology are reviewed, and various controversies in the field are explored. There is no residential school associated with this subject. On completion students are able to make professional judgement to generate possible strategies and courses of action to address conservation issues.
School of Environmental Sciences
Students who have completed BIO216 cannot enrol in this subject
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of BIO416 in Session 1 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.