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AQ5021 - Aquaculture: Special Topic 1

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

Independent study and/or research devoted to a topic not covered in the coursework relevant to the Schools postgraduate program. The subject and assessment will be developed in consultation with, and supervised by, a member of staff of the School of Marine & Tropical Biology, with approval from the Head of School or nominee.

Learning Outcomes

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

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 acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively;
  • The ability to use independent judgment to synthesise information to make intellectual and/or creative advances;
  • 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>
Lecturers: Dr Naomi Gardiner, <Person not found>.
Assessment: report to be assessed by 2 independent markers.

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>
Lecturers: Dr Naomi Gardiner, <Person not found>.
Assessment: report marked by 2 independent assessors.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Dr Naomi Gardiner, <Person not found>.
Assessment: report marked by 2 independent assessors.

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>
Lecturers: Dr Naomi Gardiner, <Person not found>.
Assessment: report marked by 2 independent assessors.

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.