Graduate Certificate in Fish Conservation and Management

includes:

Graduate Certificate in Fish Conservation and Management

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Graduate Certificate in Fish Conservation and Management GradCertFishCon&Mgt

Availability

Graduate Certificate in Fish Conservation and Management (4320FM)

On Campus - Albury-Wodonga
Online - Albury-Wodonga

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Graduate Certificate in Fish Conservation and Management

Full-time: 0.5 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

A completed Bachelor Degree (or Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) equivalent) in a relevant discipline related to the course profile from a recognised University or other tertiary education provider.
OR
A completed Honours degree in any field from a University or other tertiary education provider (or equivalent).
OR
Relevant industry or professional experience within the same industry as the course profile, of at least five years full time or equivalence, demonstrated by a detailed resume.
AND
STANDARD English Language Proficiency requirements.

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Credit for prior study will be approved by the Course Director in line with the CSU credit policy.

Graduation Requirement

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 32 points.

Course Structure

Graduate Certificate in Fish Conservation and Management

Core subjects (16pts):
" BIO403 Fish Ecology and Conservation (8pts)
" BIO405 Fish Movement and Migration (8pts)

Plus any two electives (16pts) from:
" AHT404 Climate Change Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation (8pts)
" BIO401 River and Floodplain Ecology (8pts)
" BIO402 River Restoration and Protection (8pts)
" BIO416 Conservation Biology (8pts)
" BIO521 Restoration Ecology (8pts)
" ENM308 The Challenge of Sustainable Development (8pts)
" ENM422 Environmental Impact Assessment and Auditing (8pts)
" ENM509 Managing Projects and Resources (8pts)
" GEO305 Groundwater Hydrology and Management (8pts)
" GEO503 Climatology (8pts)
" GEO513 River Hydrology and Geomorphology (8pts)
" PKM562 Environmental Policy (8pts)
" PSC420 Water Policy and Management (8pts)
" SPA431 GIS 1: Foundations (8pts)
" SPA441 Remote Sensing 1: Image Data (8pts)

Enrolment Pattern

Graduate Certificate in Fish Conservation and Management - Part Time enrolment pattern (domestic students)

Session 1 (30)

Any two electives (16pts) from:

(recommended S1 electives)
" BIO401 River and Floodplain Ecology (8pts)
" GEO513 River Hydrology and Geomorphology (8pts)

(other S1 elective options)
" BIO416 Conservation Biology (8pts)
" ENM308 The Challenge of Sustainable Development (8pts)
" PKM562 Environmental Policy (8pts)
" SPA431 GIS 1: Foundations (8pts)
" SPA441 Remote Sensing 1: Image Data (8pts)

Session 2 (60)

Core subjects (16pts):
" BIO403 Fish Ecology and Conservation (8pts)
" BIO405 Fish Movement and Migration (8pts)

Graduate Certificate in Fish Conservation and Management - Full Time enrolment pattern (international students)

Session 2 (60)

Core subjects (16pts):
" BIO403 Fish Ecology and Conservation (8pts)
" BIO405 Fish Movement and Migration (8pts)

Plus two electives (16pts):

(recommended S2 electives)
" BIO402 River Restoration and Protection (8pts)
" ENM422 Environmental Impact Assessment and Auditing (8pts)

(other S2 elective options)
" AHT404 Climate Change Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation (8pts)
" BIO521 Restoration Ecology (8pts)
" ENM509 Managing Projects and Resources (8pts)
" GEO305 Groundwater Hydrology and Management (8pts)
" GEO503 Climatology (8pts)
" PSC420 Water Policy and Management (8pts)

Residential School

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Residential School component. Further details of Residential School requirements are located via the subject page

BIO401 River and Floodplain Ecology
BIO402 River Restoration and Protection
BIO403 Fish Ecology and Conservation
BIO405 Fish Movement and Migration
PSC420 Water Policy and Management

Enrolled students can find further information about CSU Residential Schools via at About Residential School

Professional Accreditation

This course has no professional accreditation.

Contact

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Current students

Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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