Unit

School Of Science

Water Quality Assessment and ManagementWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300814.2

Discipline: AGRICULTURE, ENVIRONMENTAL AND RELATED STUDIES NEC

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Jack Isherwood


Equivalent Units
300635 - Water Quality Assessment and Management

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Block A  Yes  Online - ONLINE  Jack Isherwood  Timetable not available   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
Water is essential for all life on earth. This unit will equip students with skills in biological, chemical and physical water quality assessment for a sustainable water future. The unit introduces students to healthy natural waterways and contrasting degraded waters impacted by disturbance from human activities. A broad range of pollutants, their sources and the consequences for human health and the ecology of water ways will be investigated. Management strategies will also be examined based on the sound scientific assessment of water quality. Students in this unit will cover water quality legislation, regulation, policy, guidelines and develop competencies in water monitoring, regulation, treatment and management.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Student will need to supply a lab coat and the field trip will involve an early start and possibly a late return to campus (7:30 start and 5:30 return).


Courses
3670.1Bachelor of Natural Science (Animal Science)CONTINUING
3671.1Bachelor of Natural Science (Environmental Management)CONTINUING
3671.2Bachelor of Natural Science (Environmental Management)CONTINUING
3672.1Bachelor of Natural Science (Environment and Health)CONTINUING
3677.2Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences)CONTINUING
3680.3Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)CONTINUING
3681.2Bachelor of Science (Zoology)CONTINUING
6003.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of Natural ScienceCONTINUING
7175.1Undergraduate Certificate in Environmental SustainabilityCONTINUING


Specialisations

SM3040.1Aquatic EnvironmentsCONTINUING
SM3062.1Aquatic EnvironmentsCONTINUING




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