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AQ5013 - Aquaculture: Special Topic

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Marine & Tropical Biology

Available only to students enrolled in Bachelor of Applied Science, Graduate Certificate of Science, Graduate Diploma of Science, Master of Applied Science majoring in Aquaculture with permission of the program coordinator, Graduate Certificate of Development Practice, Graduate Diploma of Development Practice, Master of Science or Masters of Development Practice.

Course developed with staff of placement institution to provide the best experience for the student.

Learning Outcomes

  • to develop an appreciation of the factors required for successful aquaculture production;
  • to develop the practical skills required for aquaculture production;
  • to develop the skills required for working as part of a small production team;
  • to give students first hand experience of a commercial/institutional aquaculture operation;
  • to produce students better equipped for employment in the aquaculture industry.
Assumed
Knowledge:
Students enrolling in this subject should have an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline (eg marine biology, biology or aquaculture) or have acquired equivalent knowledge through other study or industry experience. They should have an excellent understanding of science subjects including basic biology, chemistry, aquaculture and statistics.
Prerequisites: AQ3002 AND AQ3003 AND AQ3007 AND AQ3008 AND MI3031
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
AQ4002

Availabilities

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Lecturer: Dr Naomi Gardiner.
Assessment: questionnaire completed by host regarding student performance (20%); a student interview (20%) (40%); assignments (60%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Lecturer: Dr Naomi Gardiner.
Assessment: questionnaire completed by host regarding student performance (20%); a student interview (20%) (40%); assignments (60%).

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.