SLE107 - Marine Environments


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125



SLE010 and STP010

Incompatible with: SLE163
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

2 x 1 hour online lecture per week (Week 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11), 1 x 1 hour lecture per week (week 1 and 9), 1 x 1 hour online lecture per week (week 1 and 9), 2 x 2 hour seminars per trimester (weeks 4 and 6),
3 x 4 hour practical experience (field trip) per trimester, 1 x 3 hour practical experience (laboratory) per trimester
Students enrolled at Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus will have practical experience (field trips and laboratory) conducted from the Deakin University Queenscliff Marine Science Centre. 
Students enrolled at the Warrnambool Campus will have practical experience (field trips and laboratory) conducted from the Warrnambool Campus.


SLE107 will introduce students to marine science by covering the foundation knowledge on different marine environments. Students will learn about the critical challenges facing Australia's marine resources and how marine scientists are helping to solve these challenges at the local, national and global scale. This unit will also focus on developing foundational skills and capabilities required as a marine scientist. The unit will allow students the opportunity to develop broadly applicable knowledge and skills that are fundamental to a successful career by interacting with industry guest speakers and implementing a professional experience plan.

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