Postgraduate

Modules

Modules

BIO8064 : Wildlife Conflicts and Management

Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

The module will present current research and management principles related to human-wildlife conflicts and associated human-human conflicts.

Outline Of Syllabus

The module will present current research and management principles related to human-wildlife conflicts and associated human-human conflicts. It will explore the roles of human perceptions and different currencies together with the use of evidence to support adaptive management, prioritisation and decision making. These will be illustrated through the presentation of current case studies of wildlife conflicts, fertility control and invasive species

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture91:009:00Convey essential ideas and knowledge
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion130:0030:00written exercise
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading152:0052:00Deeper engagement with material taught in lectures and workshops
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesWorkshops33:009:00Practice the application of knowledge to real world examples
Total100:00
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

The learning outcomes include the understanding and application of current practice. The module will draw on presentations and workshops by external presenters currently active in the field. The use of lectures and workshops provide the best method to import information and teach the students the application of current process.

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written exercise1M1002000 words.
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

A written exercise will test the students ability to extract and synthesise information.

Reading Lists

Timetable