SLE107 - Marine Environments


2020 unit information

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




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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 classes per week (Week 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10), 3 x 1 hour classes per week (Week 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11), 2 x all day fieldtrips per trimester (Queenscliff Marine Research Centre).


Practical activities for students enrolled at the Waurn Ponds (Geelong) campus will be conducted at the Deakin University Queenscliff Marine Science Centre.


SLE107 will introduce students to marine science by covering the foundations in marine biology, fisheries and aquaculture.  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 build their employability skills by interacting with industry guest speakers and implementing an individual career plan. 

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