|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two hour-long lectures and an hour-long tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Usually completion of 100 points of first and/or second year subjects including at least 50 points at 100-level from approved subjects in your home faculty.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Lisa Palmer
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject explores a range of contemporary Australian environmental issues, examining the history of their emergence and management during the past two centuries of European settlement. Case studies to illuminate ways of understanding and managing the Australian continent. The subject examines linkages between the scientific, cultural, economic and political dimensions environmental politics and management. Students should become familiar with mechanisms used to contain or resolve recent environmental conflicts, and be able to interpret them in the context of broader questions relating to ecological governance and sustainable development.
|Assessment:||Written work totalling 4000 words comprising an oral presentation of a tutorial paper 10% (due during the semester), an essay of 3000 words 60% (due after mid-semester break), a take-home examination of 1000 words 25% (due at the end of semester), and tutorial attendance 5%. Each component of assessment must be completed for a student to be able to pass this subject.|
|Breadth Options:||This subject is a level 2 or level 3 subject and is not available to new generation degree students as a breadth option in 2008. |
This subject or an equivalent will be available as breadth in the future.
Breadth subjects are currently being developed and these existing subject details can be used as guide to the type of options that might be available.
2009 subjects to be offered as breadth will be finalised before re-enrolment for 2009 starts in early October.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
|Notes:||Students enrolled in the BSc (pre-2008 BSc), or a combined BSc course (except for the BA/BSc) may receive science credit on the completion of this subject. BSc students may receive 200-level credit for this subject.|
Bachelor of Arts |
Bachelor of Engineering (EngineeringManagement) Environmental
Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental Engineering)
Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) and Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) and Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Natural Resource Management
Bachelor of Natural Resource Management
Bachelor of Public Policy and Management
Diploma in Arts (Australian Studies)
Diploma in Arts (Environmental Studies)
Diploma in Arts (Geography)
Graduate Certificate in Arts (Australian Studies)
Graduate Certificate in Arts (Development Studies)
Graduate Certificate in Arts (Environmental Studies)
Graduate Certificate in Arts (Geography)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Australian Studies)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Development Studies)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Environmental Studies)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Geography)
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