Specialisation

Sub-major - Aquatic Environments

Western Sydney University Sub-major Code: SM3040.1

Status: CONTINUING
This version of the specialisation is available only to continuing or completing students.

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses: YES, but restrictions apply.


Aquatic and marine environments play vital roles in providing food, water, recreation and other ecosystem services to human society, as well as providing habitat for important species that make up global biodiversity. This submajor will equip students with the background knowledge and training to work in aquatic and marine environments, assess water quality to learn skills in inquiry and problem solving and understand legislation on water, so that they can contribute beneficially to management and/or conservation of waterways and oceans and the biodiversity within them.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Hawkesbury Campus Internal Dr Ian Wright

Sub-major Structure

The Aquatic Environments sub-major is available to all undergraduate students except those enrolled in the M3046 Aquatic Biology Major

Students must complete the following four units

Level 1

300824 Management of Aquatic Environments
300814 Water Quality Assessment and Management

Level 3

300929 Aquatic Ecology
300870 Water in the Landscape


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