This unit is a discussion-based group forum that explores current issues and discusses, debates and critiques these within the context of marine environmental studies. The issues range across policy and management, ecology, economics, law, technology, aquaculture, conservation, global change and fisheries. Students explore ideas together, learning how to identify the key concepts that underlie the issue and how to unpick these concepts to develop valid and tractable answers to problems.
|Unit name||Topics In Marine Environmental Studies|
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
|Discipline||Centre for Ecology and Biodiversity|Centre for Fisheries and Aquaculture|Centre for Oceans and Cryosphere|
Dr Chris Burke
Dr Chris Burke and others
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2017: $1,131.00||2017: $2,250.00||010907|
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Weekly for 13 weeks, 3h tutorials
Coursework: 100% (topic preparation 40%, discussion contributions 40%, seminar 10%, posters 10%) Examination: 0%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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