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Unit details

SLE343 - Fisheries Management

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Warrnambool
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:

SQB335

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Daniel Ierodiaconou

Prerequisite:

SLE261

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

3 hours of class per week (week 1-6), 1 hour class per week (week 7-11), 2 day intensive seminar per trimester and a 1 day field trip.

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The intent of the unit is to provide a broad overview of domestic and global fisheries, fishing methods and varying tools for sustainable ecosystem based fisheries management. The unit will explore the science, policy and economics underlying management activities and the stakeholders involved.  The unit includes a seminar with professional fisheries managers and a site visit with fisheries industry representatives. The program prepares students to understand the complexities associated with stakeholder engagement and handling the multifaceted issues that come with managing recreational and commercial fisheries and their associated habitats.

Topics to be addressed include:

- Introduction to fisheries management

- Types of Fisheries

- Domestic and International Fisheries

- Fisheries Methods

- Fisheries Economics

- Fisheries Statistics

- Fisheries Stakeholders

Assessment

Case study (approximately 3000 words) 50%, topic reports (3 x 5%) 15%, final test 35%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$4232$4859

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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