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SLE162 - Marine and Coastal Environmental Communications

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 3: Warrnambool
Credit point(s):1
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Unit chair:

Patricia Corbett





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Intensive: Students are required to attend 1 x 5 days intensive study block at the Warrnambool campus.


This unit will introduce students to the importance of marine and freshwater environments, their biodiversity and conservation issues.  Students will engage with the principles of environmental communication from the perspective of the marine and freshwater environments.  In doing so, students will be equipped with the skills to undertake a broad range of environmental communication and interpretation activities with a range of audiences, communication strategies and interpretive media.  This unit has no assumed knowledge of biology or environmental science, and is suitable for any student with a passion for the environment and motivation to make a difference.  The skills and knowledge learn in this unit are applicable to other environments and students from non-science disciplines (eg. education).


Two assignments (40%, 60%)

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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