Ecology

What is Ecology?

Ecology is the study of how organisms interact with one another and with their physical environment.

The distribution and abundance of organisms on Earth is shaped by both biotic (living organisms) and abiotic (non-living) factors.

Ecology is studied at many levels, including organism, population, community, ecosystem, and biosphere.
18. Marine Biology (Westville)
Prerequisites: Completion of a major or programme in Biological Sciences.. Note that acceptance into the programme may depend on availability of places.
Core: BIOL701(16), 782(16), 784(16), 791(48), 884(16).
Electives: 16C from BIOL715(16), 735(16), ENVS720(16).
  Career opportunities
  • Environmental consultant

  • Research scientists and Research assistants.

  • Park naturalist

  • Restoration ecologist

  • Natural resource manager



Year 1
Semester 1
BIOL101(16), CHEM110(16), MATH150(16), PHYS131(16)
Semester 2
BIOL102(16), STAT130(16), Electives(32)
Year2
Semester 1
BIOL200(16), 204(16), 214(16)
Approved 16C Level 2 module within the School, Electives (32)
Semester 2
BIOL205(16), 231(16)
Year 3
BIOL300(16), 304(16), 341(16), 342(16), 343(16), 391(16), 32C from Level-3 BIOL modules approved by the School

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