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Ecoleg / Ecology and Conservation

Ecoleg / Ecology and Conservation

AL100E Plant Diversity (2022/2023)

AL100E Plant Diversity (2022/2023)

Description

Delivery Method: Online  

This module will introduce students to the taxonomy and evolution of plants. Enabling them to find some order in the huge variety of plant species inhabiting the earth.

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Public
26/09/202205/12/2022£110.00[Read More]
AU Staff
26/09/202205/12/2022[Read More]
AU full-time Student
26/09/202205/12/2022[Read More]
AL101E Animal Diversity (2022/2023)

AL101E Animal Diversity (2022/2023)

Description

Delivery Method: Online  

What is the difference between an earthworm, a round worm or a slowworm?  Are goldfish more closely related to starfish or to jellyfish?  This course will uncover the science behind sorting out members of the Animal Kingdom and reveal their evolutionary relationships.

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Public
26/09/202221/11/2022£110.00[Read More]
AU Staff
26/09/202221/11/2022[Read More]
AU full-time Student
26/09/202221/11/2022[Read More]
AL102E Climate Change Ecology (2022/2023)

AL102E Climate Change Ecology (2022/2023)

Description

Delivery Method: Online  

This module explores the impact of past and current climate changes on different levels of ecological organisation (populations, communities and ecosystems) and the interactions of biological systems with the climate system.

StartEndCourse Fee 
Public
10/10/202205/12/2022£110.00[Read More]
AU Staff
10/10/202205/12/2022[Read More]
AU full-time Student
10/10/202205/12/2022[Read More]
AL103E Introduction to Animal Behaviour (2022/2023)

AL103E Introduction to Animal Behaviour (2022/2023)

Description

Delivery Method: Online  

This course will introduce students to the fascinating and often misinterpreted area of animal behaviour.

StartEndCourse Fee 
Public
17/10/202212/12/2022£110.00[Read More]
AU Staff
17/10/202212/12/2022[Read More]
AU full-time Student
17/10/202212/12/2022[Read More]
AL104E Peat and Peatlands in Wales (2022/2023)

AL104E Peat and Peatlands in Wales (2022/2023)

Description

Delivery Method: Online  

The course will begin with a review of how peat and peatlands form, their vegetational and structural history and the range of peatland types to be found in Wales today. 

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Public
03/10/202228/11/2022£110.00[Read More]
AU full-time Student
03/10/202228/11/2022[Read More]
AU Staff
03/10/202228/11/2022[Read More]
AL105E Field Survey Techniques (2022/2023)

AL105E Field Survey Techniques (2022/2023)

Description

Delivery Method: Online  

Studying field survey techniques is valuable for anyone involved or interested in land management as you learn key practical skills such as how to use the relevant landscape and regulatory frameworks, designations and policies relating to the historic environment.  

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Public
28/09/202223/11/2022£110.00[Read More]
AU Staff
28/09/202223/11/2022[Read More]
AU full-time Student
28/09/202223/11/2022[Read More]
AL106E An Introduction to Fungi (2022/2023)

AL106E An Introduction to Fungi (2022/2023)

Description

Delivery Method: Online  

The Kingdom of Fungi is a fascinating, ancient and diverse one. In this introductory course, we delve into this world, looking at the vital ecological role fungi play in our forests and showing how species vary according to habitat - be this woodland or pasture.

StartEndCourse Fee 
Public
21/09/202215/11/2022£110.00[Read More]
AU Staff
21/09/202215/11/2022[Read More]
AU full-time Student
21/09/202215/11/2022[Read More]
AL107E Dealing with Data: An Introduction to Statistics (2022/2023)

AL107E Dealing with Data: An Introduction to Statistics (2022/2023)

Description

Delivery Method: Online  

This module will introduce students to descriptive statistics. It will enable them to get to know basic terminology used in statistics such as measures of central tendency, hypothesis testing and statistical significance.

StartEndCourse Fee 
AU Staff
07/10/202202/12/2022[Read More]
AU full-time Student
07/10/202202/12/2022[Read More]
Public
07/10/202202/12/2022£110.00[Read More]
AL108E A Guide to Environmental Assessment (2022/2023)

AL108E A Guide to Environmental Assessment (2022/2023)

Description

Delivery Method: Online  

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a process of evaluating the likely environmental effects of a proposed project or development, taking into account inter-related socio-economic, cultural and human-health impacts, both beneficial and detrimental. 

StartEndCourse Fee 
Public
11/10/202206/12/2022£110.00[Read More]
AU Staff
11/10/202206/12/2022[Read More]
AU full-time Student
11/10/202206/12/2022[Read More]
AL109E Land Use History and Recording (2022/2023)

AL109E Land Use History and Recording (2022/2023)

Description

Delivery Method: Online  

Worldwide, agricultural landscapes and rural habitats have seen a dramatic decline in their biodiversity. Understanding and recording historic land use while managing archaeological and other heritage assets is now an integral part of sustainable, modern field conservation and zero carbon land use regimes. 

StartEndPlaces LeftCourse Fee 
Public
12/10/202207/12/20220£110.00[Read More]
AU Staff
12/10/202207/12/20220[Read More]
AU full-time Student
12/10/202207/12/20220[Read More]
AL111E Introduction to Permaculture (2022/2023)

AL111E Introduction to Permaculture (2022/2023)

Description

Delivery Method: Online  

This module is an introductory but wide-ranging introduction to permaculture as an approach to designing sustainable ways of living and working. It will give a good grounding in the core elements of a permaculture design approach including the ethical framework or values that underpin it, the principles from nature that it draws on, and a design framework for applying them.  

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Public
01/11/202213/12/2022£55.00[Read More]
AU Staff
01/11/202213/12/2022[Read More]
AU full-time Student
01/11/202213/12/2022[Read More]

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