Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Twenty-nine hours of equivalent contact time and 29 hours independent study, plus assignment work. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Admission into the Graduate Environmental Program (OEP) or into Honours in the Faculty of Land & Food Resources. Students with 2073xx Landscape Studies and/or 2072xx Human Dimensions of Resource Management should consider this subject as a follow-on.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Nil|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Nil|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Ruth Beilin
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Land & Food Resources (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
|Subject Overview:||This subject will consider the wider landscape issues associated with: |
Students will analyse the meaning of landscape through landscape sciences (ecology, resource management, extension, etc) and policy frameworks.
This subject uses a combination of Australian and overseas case studies to provide a framework for student analysis.
At the completion of this subject, students should:
The aim of this unit is to extend the participant’s ability to:
5000 words and in two segments (40% for the first 2000 words of a literature review and 60% for the final 3000 words).
|Prescribed Texts:||Walker, B. and D. Salt 2006. Resilience Thinking: Sustaining Ecosystems and People in a changing World. Island Press: Washington.|
Harris, G. 2007 Sustainability in an age of complexity. Cambridge Press.
Other readings will be provided through LMS.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students in this unit should:
Graduate Diploma in Urban Horticulture |
Master of Urban Horticulture
Master of Urban Planning
Bachelor of Environments (Honours) Landscape Management |
Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Regions
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