|National Marine Science Centre Coffs Harbour||Session 1||Session 1|
The capture of wild fish and shellfish contributes over $4 billion to Australia's economy, and fisheries are vital sources of livelihoods and nutrition for millions of people worldwide. This unit will provide knowledge to address global Sustainable Development Goals and contribute to maintaining the performance of fisheries. A range of key issues are examined relating to the management of fisheries, both commercial and non-commercial. The unit applies a systems approach to explore the role of scientific, economic and socio-cultural information in management decisions, as well as management approaches and issues relating to resources rights, compliance and co-management. Extensive use will be made of case examples to examine the methods, application and outcomes of the various fishery assessment, management and regulatory methods adopted in Australia and overseas.
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.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||describe and explain trends in fisheries statistics at a global, regional and Australian level||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|2||define and use newly acquired terms and concepts related to fisheries and fisheries management||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|3||explain and compare the various approaches, techniques and measures employed to manage fish stocks sustainably, use examples from Australia and overseas||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|4||discuss and justify the use of various types of knowledge and sources of information employed in the decision-making processes of fisheries management||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|5||analyse and evaluate the appropriateness of fisheries management systems including policies, legislation, strategies, plans of management, international agreements||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|6||prepare and communicate information on fisheries and their management for a range of settings.||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
National Marine Science Centre Coffs Harbour
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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