SLE107 - Marine Environments

Year:

2023 unit information

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

Nil

Corequisite:

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.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

2 x 1 hour online class per week, 2 x 2 hour seminar per trimester (Weeks 4, 8), 3 x 4 hour fieldtrips per trimester (Students enrolled at Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus will have fieldtrips and practicals conducted from the Deakin University Queenscliff Marine Science Centre; Students enrolled at Warrnambool Campus will have fieldtrips and practicals conducted from the Warrnambool Campus).

Content

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.

Unit Fee Information

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