Sustainable marine management

Major

Overview

Marine ecosystems are under increasing pressure from climate change, unsustainable fishing and aquaculture practices, population growth, urban development and pollution leading to ocean acidification and declining biodiversity. The adequate and sustainable management of marine environments requires a complex, comprehensive and ecosystem-based approach. This major sequence provides you with a deep understanding of these complex relationships through exploration of topics in environmental sustainability, marine disturbance and remediation, and the integration of marine, coastal and catchment management for a sustainable marine future.

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Key information

Campuses

Warrnambool

Unit set code

MJ-S000091

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Units

Six (6) credit points - one credit point per unit

Level 1 – Trimester 1

No major unit

Level 1 – Trimester 2

  • Environmental Sustainability SLE121
  • Level 2 – Trimester 1

  • Indigenous Engagement: Natural Resource Management SLE218
  • Level 2 – Trimester 2

  • Marine Futures SLE243
  • Level 3 – Trimester 1

  • Integrating Marine, Coastal and Catchment Management SLE305
  • Level 3 – Trimester 2

  • Catchments to Coasts SLE349
  • Marine Ecotoxicology and Risk Assessment SLE325