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AQ3008 - Aquaculture: Systems Design

[Offered in even-numbered years in JCU Singapore, JCU Singapore. ]

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

This subject discusses the factors which should be considered for the design of a system for culturing aquatic organisms. It addresses fundamental principles and concepts rather than describing how to grow a particular species. Therefore, as a result of studying this subject, students will be able to complete a design for a system for culturing any aquatic species.

Learning Outcomes

  • define the requirements for selecting a site for an aquaculture enterprise;
  • describe and select appropriate forms of infrastructure for an aquaculture enterprise;
  • describe the requirements for and parameters to be considered in the development and operation of an aquaculture system.
Assumed
Knowledge:
Students enrolling in this subject should have a good understanding of basic biology and aquaculture, and should have completed SC2202 OR SC2209 AND AQ2001 or equivalents. Completion of AQ2002 is also recommended.
Prerequisites: At least 12 credit points of Level 2 AQ, BC, BZ, CH, EA, EV, MA, MB or PH science subjects and 3 credit points of level 2 aquaculture subjects.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
AQ5008 AQ5808

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Sam Penglase
Lecturers: Dr Waldo Nuez-Ortin, Dr Sam Penglase.
Contact hours:
  • 24 hours lectures
  • 8 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours practicals
    Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).

    JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
    Census Date 08-Aug-2019
    Contact hours:
    • 44 hours - Combined Lectures; Practicals; and tutorials
      Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).

      Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.