Courses & Units

Marine Environment and Society JFA531

Introduction

This unit provides students with an understanding of the relationship between society and the marine environment and the varied and contested nature of these connections. Students will learn about different stakeholder groups and their interests in the marine environment, with emphasis on the fisheries sector (wild catch, recreational, traditional and subsistence). This unit introduces students to the range of values associated with the marine environment. Students will gain an appreciation of the co-management approaches that have been developed to incorporate the diverse interests of fisheries stakeholders into the marine resources management process. Students will be introduced to social survey data collection methods and the use of social impact assessment techniques.

Summary

Unit name Marine Environment and Society
Unit code JFA531
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Fisheries and Aquaculture|Oceans and Cryosphere
Coordinator

Mr David Milne

Teaching staff

Mr David Milne and others

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
2 010907

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly for 13 weeks, 2h lectures, 2h tutorials, 0 practicals

Assessment

Coursework: 100%

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Textbooks

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