Marine and Coastal Environments

Bond University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Marine and Coastal Environments

  • Host University

    Bond University

  • Location

    Gold Coast, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Studies, Pacific Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview

    Introduction
    In this subject patterns and processes in marine and coastal environments are described. Past, present and future environmental risks to the marine and coastal zones are articulated. Approaches to monitoring and mitigating impacts are discussed through real world examples.

     
    Learning Objectives
    1. Knowledge of the structure and function of critical marine habitats, potential human impacts and how these potential impacts can be mitigated.
    2. Applied knowledge of the biology and ecology of key fished species and the various tools available for fisheries management, including data analysis.
    3. Knowledge of threatened marine species and their management.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.