Marine Science and Management

Units of study table

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
Core Units
Students in the Graduate Certificate must complete 12 credit points of core units of study, i.e. MARS5001 and MARS5004.
Students in the Graduate Diploma and Master's degree must complete 24 credit points of core units of study, i.e. ENVI5904, MARS5001, MARS5004 and MARS5009.
Students in the Master's degree research pathway must complete an additional 24 credit points of core units of study, i.e. MARS5505 and MARS5506.
MARS5009
Topics in Australian Marine Science
6      Semester 1
Marine Geosciences / Coastal Engineering
MARS5001
Coastal Processes and Systems
6    A This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level mathematics and understanding of basic statistics.
Semester 1
Environmental Management / Sustainability
ENVI5904
Methods in Applied Ecology
6      Semester 2
MARS5004
Coastal Management Field School
6      Intensive October
Additional Core Units: Master's Research Pathway Only
MARS5505
Marine Research Project A
6    P 24 credit points of Marine Science and Management core units with a 75% average or above.
N MARS5005

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students taking MARS5505 must take MARS5506
Semester 1
Semester 2
MARS5506
Marine Research Project B
6    P 24 credit points of Marine Science and Management core units with a 75% average or above.
N MARS5005

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students taking MARS5505 must take MARS5506
Semester 1
Semester 2
Electives
Marine Biology / Biological Oceanography
ENVI5705
Ecological Principles
6    A This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level mathematics and understanding of basic statistics.
Semester 1
MARS5006
Coral Reefs, Science and Management
6    A This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level mathematics and understanding of basic statistics.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
WILD5001
Australasian Wildlife: Introduction
6      Intensive August
WILD5002
Australasian Wildlife: Field Studies
6      Intensive September
Marine Geosciences / Coastal Engineering
GEOG5001
Geographic Information Science A
6    A This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level mathematics and understanding of basic statistics.
Semester 1
GEOG5004
Environmental Mapping and Monitoring
6    A This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level mathematics and understanding of basic statistics.
Semester 2
MARS5007
Coral Reefs and Climate Change
6      Semester 1a
Physical Oceanography / Marine Engineering
CIVL5511
Foundations of Fluid Mechanics

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6    A CIVL2201 AND CIVL2611 AND ENGG1802 AND MATH2061. This unit of study follows on from Fluid Mechanics CIVL2611, which provides the essential fundamental fluid mechanics background and theory, and is assumed to be known and fully understood.
Semester 1
CIVL5670
Reservoir Stream & Coastal Eng
6    A CIVL3612 and MATH2061.
Semester 1
Environmental Management / Sustainability
AFNR5801
Climate Change: Process, History, Issues
6    A A basic understanding of climate change processes and issues.
Semester 2
ENVI5809
Environmental Simulation Modelling
6    A This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level mathematics and understanding of basic statistics.
Semester 2a
ENVI5903
Sustainable Development
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive July
PHYS5032
Techniques for Sustainability Analysis
6   

Minimum class size of 5 students.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PHYS5033
Environmental Footprints and IO Analysis
6   

Minimum class size of 5 students.
Semester 1
Semester 2
SUST5005
Policy and Sustainability
6    C SUST5001
Intensive September
Important Note:
  • It is a requirement of the master's program that students undertake units of study in a minimum of three of the four available areas of knowledge.
  • It is a requirement of the Graduate Diploma that students undertake units of study in a minimum of two of the four available areas of knowledge.