Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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Intensive teaching block at the Dookie campus during the September/October mid-semester break (5 day week - Monday - Friday). Flexible delivery including lectures, tutorials and forums. Accommodation and catering available on campus - approximately $320 for single room accommodation, breakfast and dinner. Lunch available for purchase from the dining hall.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
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. This course requires all students to enrol in subjects where they must actively and safely contribute to field excursions and laboratory activities. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Subject Coordinator and Disability Liaison Unit (8344 7068 or DLUfirstname.lastname@example.org).
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Melbourne School of Land & Environment (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
Globally there is a broad range of issues identified as impacting on the future of our planet. These issues include climate change, water availability and quality, waste and recycling, energy, biodiversity, salinity and land degradation, biotechnology and genetically modified organisms, changing demographics, human and animal welfare issues. In order to bring about change globally these issues must be addressed at the regional and national level.
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
2 hour end of semester exam- 40%, Assignment (2,500 words) - 30%, Discussion Group/Workshop - 30%
|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|
This subject encompasses particular generic skills. On completion of the subject, students should have the:
|Links to further information:||http://www.landfood.unimelb.edu.au/getting_started/index.html|
U21 Diploma in Global Issues |
Production Animal Health |
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Feeding the World&&'s Population |
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