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Unit of Study BIO00233 - Fisheries Management (2018)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Pre-requisites

      48 credit points in any SCU units.
  • Co-requisites

      BIO00208 (V2) Fisheries Science and Management

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 describe and explain trends in fisheries statistics at a global, regional and Australian level
2 define and use newly acquired terms and concepts related to fisheries and fisheries management
3 explain and compare the various approaches, techniques and measures employed to manage fish stocks in a sustainable manner, and use Australian examples
4 discuss and justify the use of various types of knowledge and sources of information employed in the decision-making processes of fisheries management
5 analyse and evaluate the appropriateness of fisheries management systems including policies, legislation, strategies, plans of management, international agreements
6 prepare and communicate information on fisheries and their management for a range of settings.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. describe and explain trends in fisheries statistics at a global, regional and Australian level
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  2. define and use newly acquired terms and concepts related to fisheries and fisheries management
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  3. explain and compare the various approaches, techniques and measures employed to manage fish stocks in a sustainable manner, and use Australian examples
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  4. discuss and justify the use of various types of knowledge and sources of information employed in the decision-making processes of fisheries management
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  5. analyse and evaluate the appropriateness of fisheries management systems including policies, legislation, strategies, plans of management, international agreements
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  6. prepare and communicate information on fisheries and their management for a range of settings.
    • GA6:
    • GA7:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.