Courses & Units

Aquaculture Policy and Operations JFA551

Introduction

This unit integrates knowledge from other units in the course with new concepts around the topics of government policy, planning and costing of production, facility design, farm management, product development & quality, marketing, environmental impact assessment, animal welfare and sanitary regulations, to provide students with an appreciation and understanding of regulatory and commercial aspects of production. Lectures and tutorials are strengthened with guest speakers from industry, government and the business sectors. This unit uses the formulation of a business plan as a core focus for the activities.

Summary

Unit name Aquaculture Policy and Operations
Unit code JFA551
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Fisheries and Aquaculture
Coordinator

 Assoc Prof John Purser

Teaching staff

Assoc Prof John Purser, Prof Barbara Nowak, Mr David Milne and Dr Elkana Ngwenya

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

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
2 050799

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly for 13 weeks, 2 h lecture, 3 h tutorials

Assessment

Coursework: 100%, Major Report 60%, Assignments 20%, Seminar 10%, Participation 10%

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Textbooks

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