Master of Fisheries Policy

University of Wollongong

The Master of Fisheries Policy addresses international, regional and national frameworks for sustainable fisheries management and provides a broad understanding of the law of the sea and the issues facing the fisheries sector, including fisheries management, international fisheries law, fish trade, regulatory compliance, and monitoring, control and surveillance (MCS). This program is designed for fisheries and environmental policy officers, mid-level managers and enforcement officers from governments, and regional and international organisations.

Course Fee:

Australian: $23,136

Entry Requirements:

A recognised Bachelor Honours degree or a Graduate Certificate in a relevant area. Applicants with a recognised Bachelor degree who do not have Honours or a Graduate Certificate qualification may seek entry to the course if they have appropriate professional experience, i.e. the ability to demonstrate a number of years' employment in a maritime related field. Examples may include naval officers, public servants or enforcement personnel. Applications should be submitted in writing to the ANCORS Postgraduate Coordinator, including supporting evidence of an appropriate background. This may include a copy of a letter of employment, or a copy of a reference received. Consideration will be given to aspects such as the length and field of professional experience.

Structure:

The program comprises six compulsory subjects of eight credit points each: Fisheries and Development; Fisheries Management; Integrated Monitoring, Control and Surveillance; International Fish Trade; International Fisheries Law; Law of the Sea.

Subjects you can Study:

Fisheries policy

Study Pathways:

The maximum amount of external credit that can be awarded at the postgraduate level is 50% of the credit point value of the UOW course. For further information contact UOW Future Students, or telephone 1300 367 869 (within Australia) or +61 2 4221 3218 (if overseas).

Who for:

Professionals working in government departments and international organisations with fisheries-related or environment/management functions

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00102E

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Wollongong No info No Full time 1 year
Innovation Campus No info Yes Full time 1 year
Wollongong No info No Part time
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Provider CRICOS: 00102E

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