Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Contact Hours: 48 hours: Lectures (1hr) 2 x weekly; Tutorials (1hr) 1 x weekly; Field Trips/forums (3hrs) 4 x semester |
Total Time Commitment: Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment (including non-contact time): 120 hours.
|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 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/
CoordinatorDr Andrew Hamilton
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Land & Food Resources (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
Water is fundamental to life on our planet, shaping landscapes, natural ecosystems and civilizations. Whether the subject of conflict or a source of creativity, there is nothing more important in the Australian landscape than water, and, arguably, we face no greater challene than its sustainable management. Globally water will become an increasingly valuable resource as populsations grow and climate change alters natural distributions of rainfall.
On completion of this subjects students will be expected to:
One 1500-word assignment (30% of final mark); a 15-20 minute group presentation (30% of final mark); a 90 minute examination (40% of final mark).
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
|Notes:||This subject is not part of a sequence but rather part of the Food, Water & Wine cluster.|
Bachelor of Agriculture |
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Climate and Water |
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