Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Year and Campus:||2014|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||50 credit points taken over 6 months|
Dr Chris Weston
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Melbourne School of Land and Environment (building 142)
Current Student Enquiries
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
The Postgraduate Certificate in Forest Systems Management is a 1/2-year (50 points, full-time) or part-time equivalent coursework degree that develops knowledge and skills for careers in the native forest and plantation resources sector.
The Postgraduate Certificate in Forest Systems Management will prepare you for a career within the forest resource management sector and provide a pathway to further study. By undertaking the course, you will:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
Students studying the Posgraduate Certificate in Forest Systems Management will be required to undertake two core subjects and two elective subjects.
|Subject Options:|| |
Students must complete the following core subjects
Study Period Commencement:
Students must choose two elective subjects from the following:
Study Period Commencement:
1.The Selection Committee will evaluate the applicant’s ability to pursue the course successfully using the following criteria:
2. The Selection Committee may conduct interviews and tests and may call for referee reports and employer references to elucidate any of the matters referred to above.
Note: The requirement for at least H3 (65%) average in each case may be waived where the applicant can demonstrate significant professional development in a relevant area since graduation.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, 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 Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
The Postgraduate Certificate in Forest Systems Management develops knowledge and practical skills for managing forest resource enterprises, and provides graduates with key networks in this sector nationally. All subjects within the course are offered as short-stay intensives supplemented by self-directed study; this teaching mode is well suited to part-time study and for participation by students based anywhere in Australia. Graduates gain an understanding of forest systems and their management including environmental, economic and social aspects. The forest systems management award will qualify graduates for specialist forest management positions within the forest and natural resource management sectors and provide a pathway to further study.
The Melbourne Experience enables our Graduates to become:
Knowledgeable across disciplines
Leaders in communities
Attuned to cultural diversity
Active global citizens
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