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AQ5051 - Aquaculture: Literature Review

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

Available to postgraduate students in the School of Marine and Tropical Biology, who have been approved to do the research option.

Candidates will prepare a literature review, the topic should be pertinent to their minor project and selected in consultation with suspervisor(s) and/or the course coordinator. The review should be a critical appraisal of the objectives, methodologies and results of previous research relating to the topic.

Learning Outcomes

  • to develop the practical skills required for carrying out a research project;
  • to enhance knowledge and understanding of a specified area of biology;
  • to gain experience in problem-solving and scientific decision-making;
  • to acquire proficiency in literature evaluation and/or data collection and analysis;
  • to develop skills in preparing and presenting written technical reports.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently, coherently, creatively and ethically;
  • The ability to appraise information critically;
  • The ability to conduct their research in an ethical manner.
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.

Availabilities

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturer: Dr Naomi Gardiner.
Assessment: assignments.

Townsville, Study Period 1, Limited
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Face to face teaching (Consult School for on-campus attendance requirements)
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturer: Dr Naomi Gardiner.
Assessment: assignments.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturer: Dr Naomi Gardiner.
Assessment: assignments.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Limited
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Face to face teaching (Consult School for on-campus attendance requirements)
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturer: Dr Naomi Gardiner.
Assessment: assignments.

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.