YEAR 11 MARINE AND MARITIME STUDIES ATAR

Prerequisite – High B in Marine (if studied in Yr10) and Biological Sciences B grade

Cost: $380 for Seatrek camp and Recreational Skipper’s Ticket fees

Year 10  Year 11  Year 12 
Physical Sciences Physics ATAR Physics ATAR
Chemical Sciences Chemistry ATAR Chemistry ATAR
Biological Sciences    Biology ATAR Biology ATAR
Human Biology ATAR Human Biology ATAR  
Psychology ATAR Psychology ATAR
Marine and Maritime Studies ATAR   Marine and Maritime Studies ATAR 
General Science Human Biology General Human Biology General
Marine Science Marine and Maritime Studies General  Marine and Maritime Studies General

The shaded area indicates a University Pathway.

Course Description
The Year 11 syllabus is divided into two units, each of one semester duration, which are typically delivered as a pair.

Unit 1
This unit explores types of Western Australian marine ecosystems, marine resources, nautical craft design features, power boating, historic sea routes and mapping of the Western Australian coastline.

Unit 2
This unit explores the cycling of matter through marine ecosystems and global ocean currents. Historical and archaeological understandings and the skills associated with power boating are further developed. Students investigate management of local Western Australian fisheries.

Careers/Further Study
TAFE pathways, Marine Tourism, Fishing Industry, Harbour and Port Authorities, Defence Force.

Retrieved from: School Curriculum and Standards Authority. 29 June 2023.

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