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BS257 - Ecology and its Applications

  • Module code: BS257
  • Module name: Ecology and its Applications
  • Department: School of Life Sciences
  • Credit: 12

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

scientific and interdisciplinary perspective of the earth, methods of measuring it using remote sensing, changes to its climate and environment and responses by habitats and species to disturbance. Several major environmental issues are presented along with possible solutions to some of them, using concepts learned through case studies from across the world.

Principal learning outcomes

environmental resources, natural processes, pollution, environmental degradation and global change, including the role of human populations

Timetabled teaching activities

Term 2, Weeks 11-15

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/lifesci/intranet/teach/2ndyr/lectures/bs257ecolapp/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
12 CATS (Module code: BS257-12)
B (Examination only) 1 hour examination (Summer) 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (C103) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (with Intercalated Year) (C108) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (with Intercalated Year) (C109) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (with Intercalated Year) (C110) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (with Intercalated Year) (C111) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Environmental Biology (C150) - Year 2
Optional Core
  • Undergraduate Life Sciences and Global Sustainable Development (C1L8) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Microbiology and Virology (C520) - Year 2
Optional
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (C100) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (C102) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (C104) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (C105) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (C107) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (MBio) (C1A1) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Biochemistry (MBio) (C1A2) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Medical Microbiology and Virology (MBio) (C1A4) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Biochemistry with Industrial Placement (MBio) (C1A6) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Medical Microbiology and Virology (C526) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Biochemistry (C700) - Year 2