Major in Coastal Marine Science (MJ0192.1)
Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths
Academic Program Area - Science
Information for Current Students
- Version 1 - Start Date: 26/08/2011 End Date: 31/12/2016
This major develops an integrated understanding of the fundamental concepts and methods of marine science, including those relevant to marine ecology, marine chemistry and coastal zone processes. It provides students with a sound knowledge of marine ecological processes and skills coastal zone resource assessment and land management. The major is available to students across the University, including in the areas of Sustainability and Education. It also provides a foundation for students who may wish to extend their marine science knowledge through cross-institutional enrolment at other institutions. Prerequisite and/or Corequisite: None
- Required - Must pass 12 credit points as follows
Restricted Choice - Must pass 6 credit points from the following
- 623 - Plants and Animals - 3 cp, Level 1
- 6912 - Australian Waterways - 3 cp, Level 3*
- 6920 - Principles of Ecology - 3 cp, Level 2*
- 7907 - Environmental and Planning Law - 3 cp, Level 2*
- 8101 - Earth System Science - 3 cp, Level 1
- 8505 - Marine Ecological Systems - 3 cp, Level 2*
- 10226 Freshwater Biology replaces 6912 Australian Waterways from 2017. Students who have previously completed 6912 may still count it towards course completion.
Please Note: Units marked with an * are no longer active, however students who have completed these units may still count them towards completion of this major or minor.