Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:March, Creswick - Taught on campus.
During the pre-teaching period, students will be required to read materials provided via LMS.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours lectures and 36 hours practical work delivered in one two-week intensive teaching block |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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 http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/ students email: email@example.com
CoordinatorDr Trent Penman
Graduate School of Science
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
Dr Trent Penman
The course covers the fundamentals of setting and achieving bushfire management objectives for ecological and fire protection purposes in natural ecosystems. It covers the contents of a fire management plan, setting objectives, developing fire prescriptions, undertaking monitoring and evaluation of the management process, and review.
By the end of the subject students should:
Several small daily "quizzes" - 20% during intensive teaching period (1000 word equivalent)
Literature review assignment (1500 words) - 30% due 13 April 2015
Major assignment (2500 words) - 50% due 18 May 2015
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://graduate.science.unimelb.edu.au/bushfire-planning-management|
This subject can be taken as part of the Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma in Bushfire Management and the
Graduate Certificate in Bushfire Planning and Management |
Graduate Certificate in Forest Systems Management
Graduate Diploma in Bushfire Planning and Management
Graduate Diploma in Forest Systems Management
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science
Master of Urban Planning
Postgraduate Certificate in Bushfire Planning and Management
Postgraduate Diploma in Bushfire Planning and Management
Honours Program - Forest Science |
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