Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2014:February, Burnley - Taught on campus.
June, Burnley - Taught on campus.
This subject comprises five days intensive coursework delivery, recourse study and assessment components, totaling approximately 120 hours study commitment per subject
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Approx. 30 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted in the Postgraduate Certificate in Climate Change for Primary Industry. This subject is not available for students admitted in any other courses.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, 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 the Disability Liaison Unit:
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Bill Malcolm
Kathy Griffiths, Program Coordinator
T: +61 3 9810 3174
Global Warming is now a reality and the resultant changes in climate will dramatically affect the demographics of the world’s food production in the next half century. This subject will examine the potential impacts of current and projected future changes to the climates of world’s major agricultural areas on food production.
The objective of this subject is to use Australian agriculture with its broad range of industries and climatic zones as an exemplar of the potential adaptation strategies that may be implemented to ensure the sustainability of food production.
On completion of this subject, students are expected to be better able to:
Stokes, C., Howden, M., (2010) Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change. CSIRO Publishing, Australia 2010
(Available from the Melbourne University Bookshop)
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Postgraduate Certificate in Climate Change for Primary Industries |
Download PDF version.