Course level





One Semester


Admission via permission from CMS after completion of 3 semesters in BSc or BMarSt


Quota: 7 students (combined total for sem 1 & 2)

Assessment methods

Essays, examination & project

Course coordinator

Dr Sophie Dove

This course is not currently offered, please contact the school or faculty of your program.

Course description

NOT AVAILABLE AFTER 2009.The course, which will be located at One Tree Island Research, will focus on the dominant taxa & habitats within reef environments & the processes & linkages between them. Emphasis on corals, other sessile organisms (plant & animal), reef-associated fishes. Subject material will cover ecological, physiological & molecular issues. Offered jointly by UQ, JCU, USYD & the Australian Museum (Tropical Marine Network). Application for entry via or email The field course runs over 10 days during mid-year break (16-26 July 2009 - dates to be confirmed). Field fees are payable and the rate will be confirmed by the CMS programs office. Contact CMS ( for further information. Quota: maximum 7 students.