ECOL 103

Ecology I: New Zealand Ecology and Conservation

Course overview

Gain an understanding of current issues in ecology and conservation, with particular emphasis on New Zealand native animals, plants and fungi.

Course information

Available semesters Semester 2 2023
Credits 15
Domestic fees $943.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you'll be able to: 

  • Understand basic concepts that underpin ecology and conservation biology, especially in a New Zealand context.
  • Discuss the importance of ecological principles for understanding the functioning of New Zealand biota and ecosystems.
  • Identify common indigenous New Zealand plants and animals.
  • Evaluate human impacts on New Zealand ecosystems and biota and the benefits of restoration.

Course examiners

Tim Curran

Associate Professor Timothy Curran

Associate Professor

Department of Pest Management and Conservation