Bachelor of Environments (Honours) Landscape Management

Major/Minor/Specialisation !BH-ENVS-SPC+1000 (2014)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.

Year and Campus: 2014


Dr Rebecca Ford


Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Melbourne School of Land & Environment (building 142)

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Students will undertake subjects in research methods, and a major independent research project. They will develop a deep understanding of the area of investigation as well as research training. In addition, students will take an additional subject selected from options dealing with social and biophysical aspects of landscape management. This will further advance their understanding of landscape management.

Learning Outcomes:

• To provide students with the methods needed to carry out an effective research program
• To ensure students understand what is required to review critically a scholarly body of literature in landscape management
• To ensure students gain the skills needed to communicate their research intentions and results
• To ensure students gain some grounding in the history, philosophy or scope of the discipline of landscape management

Structure & Available Subjects:

The program is comprised of a 75 point research subject (a combination of 2 subjects worth 25 + 50 points; or 2 x 37.5 points), a 12.5 point research methods subject and a 12.5 point elective in Landscape Management.

Subject Options:

Core subjects

Students are required to complete a 75-point core research project by enrolling in a combination of the following Geography - Environmental Studies Thesis subjects to make up these credit points.

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Selective coursework subjects

Students must undertake one of the following Statistics subject:

Semester 1

MAST40001 Research Philosophies and Statistics or NRMT40005 Social Research Methods

Semester 2

BIOL90002 Biometry

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Elective coursework subjects

Students must complete one of the following:

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Not offered in 2014
Related Course(s): Bachelor of Environments (Degree with Honours)

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