Single Subject Study: Landscape Ecology of Birds

Birds are highly mobile organisms that move over large areas.
Understanding the relationship between bird species dynamics and landscape characteristics is therefore fundamental to their conservation. In this subject, students will examine how bird species interact with different landscape elements (e.g. corridors and remnant habitat).

They will also explore biogeographic patterns in bird assemblages and the mechanisms that may underlie these patterns, and gain a thorough knowledge of the impact that landscape change has on bird populations and spatial patterns in bird diversity. Students will also learn about relationships at large spatial scales relevant to current land, catchment and regional management strategies. Students will acquire skills in the critical evaluation of relevant literature and the development and implementation of their own research project under the guidance of the subject co-ordinator.
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Start date
July to October
Length
3 months
Price
Local & domestic students: $750 per 8 point subject International students: $2,050 per 8 point subject
Delivery Mode
On Campus
Study Type
Part Time
Subject Area
Zoology
Course Level
Short Course
Students looking to study full-time should apply through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Part-time, distance education, single subject and postgraduate students should be applied directly to the university by either going online or downloading the enrolment form. Please refer to CSU's website for more information.
Start date
July to October
Length
3 months
Price
Local & domestic students: $750 per 8 point subject International students: $2,050 per 8 point subject
Delivery Mode
On Campus
Study Type
Part Time
Subject Area
Zoology
Course Level
Short Course
The Charles Sturt University (CSU), with campuses around New South Wales, offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes on campus and by distance education, for domestic and international students. The university offers courses in: * agriculture, * allied health, * business, * media, * theology, * medicine, and * humanities and more. CSU regional campuses are located in Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Orange and Wagga Wagga. Theology Specialist Centres are located in Canberra and Parramatta. The university also has study Centres in Melbourne and Sydney.
Start date
July to October
Length
3 months
Price
Local & domestic students: $750 per 8 point subject International students: $2,050 per 8 point subject
Delivery Mode
On Campus
Study Type
Part Time
Subject Area
Zoology
Course Level
Short Course