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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Total Time Commitment: 2 contact hours/week , 8 additional hours/week. Total of 10 hours per week.|
|Prerequisites:||Usually admission to the postgraduate diploma or fourth-year honours, or a postgraduate coursework program.|
|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
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Helen Ruth Verran
Assoc Prof Helen Verran
|Subject Overview:||This subject examines the workings of knowledge practices in contemporary environmental management. Students develop an understanding of the unprecedented transformation in the environment, the sciences, and in politics across the twentieth century. As part of their assessment students will study the knowledge practices of a particular environmental organisation becoming sensitised to historical, political and cultural influences on environmental knowledge.|
|Assessment:||A research report of 5000 words 100 per cent (due at the end of the SWOT VAC).|
|Prescribed Texts:||A subject reader will be available. |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
M.A.History & Philosophy of Science (Advanced Seminars & Shorter Thesis) |
Master of Arts (Science, Communication and Society)
History and Philosophy of Science |
History && Philosophy of Science
History and Philosophy of Science
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