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Master of Science (Sustainable Aquaculture)
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- Master of Science (Sustainable Aquaculture)
This course is two years full-time or equivalent part-time study.
- 2 years full-time
A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.
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This Masters of Science in Sustainable Aquaculture will provide opportunities for the students to obtain further postgraduate specialist knowledge in the area of aquaculture with the emphasis on new aquaculture technologies and research approaches. This degree will complement existing Master degrees by research in the related area and help meet demand. The learning model will enable students to gain skills that will help them to assume leadership roles within the resource management sector.
What you'll learn
- have demonstrated knowledge and understanding that is founded upon and extends and/or enhances that typically associated with the bachelor-level, and that provides a basis or opportunity for originality in developing and/or applying ideas, often within a research context.
- can apply their knowledge and understanding, and problem-solving abilities in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to sustainable aquaculture.
- can communicate their conclusions, and the knowledge and rationale underpinning these, to specialist and non-specialist audiences clearly and unambiguously.
- can integrate knowledge and handle complexity, and formulate judgements with incomplete or limited information, but that include reflecting on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgements.
- comprehend that sustainable aquaculture is an international discipline with varying perspectives as demonstrated in the diversity of opinion identified while undertaking this course.
- have the learning skills to allow them to continue to study and practice in a manner that may be largely self-directed or autonomous.
At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.
You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.
If this applies to you, you can apply for credit for recognised learning (CRL), which means your previous study is recognised and matched against a similar unit in your intended Curtin course.
A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.
CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.
Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:
Tel: 1300 222 888
Fees & charges
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- Curtin course code: MC-SUSAQU
- Last updated on: November 27, 2021