Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Year and Campus:
|2015 - Hawthorn
|Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
|Duration & Credit Points:
|50 credit points taken over 6 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.
Dr John Tilleard
To make an enquiry or request more information please contact
Julie Mattingley, Program Coordinator
T: +61 3 9810 3248
The objective of this course is to increase the depth and diversity of the skills and knowledge of professionals practicing in the Victorian river health management industry and thus to improve the capacity of organisations to deliver their roles and responsibilities for river health.
The course is one-year part-time, delivered by a combination of distance learning and intensive periods of face-to-face teaching. Field trips are an integral component of all subjects.
The objective of this course is to increase the depth and diversity of the skills and knowledge of professionals practising in the Victorian waterway management industry and thus to improve the capacity of organisations to deliver their roles and responsibilities for catchment management.
Graduates of this course should:
Understand the technical content of the disciplines involved in river health and catchment management and its relationship to the broader objective of river health and total catchment management. Amongst other things, this involves an understanding of;
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:
To satisfy the requirements of the Graduate Certificate in River Health Management, students must complete all 4 core subjects, a total of 50 points.
Study Period Commencement:
February, Semester 1, Semester 2
May, Semester 1, Semester 2
July, Semester 1, Semester 2
April, October, Semester 2
1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:
• an undergraduate degree, or equivalent.
Meeting this requirement does not guarantee selection.
2. In ranking and/or assessing applications, the Selection Committee will consider:
• prior academic qualification and performance
3. The Selection Committee may seek further information to clarify any aspect of an application in accordance with the Admission and Selection into Course Policy.
4. The minimum English language requirements for this course are Band 6.5.
NOTE: Applicants must be currently employed in the Victorian waterway management industry.
If applicants are applying for admission solely on the basis of their professional experience, then they must demonstrate that:
|Core Participation Requirements:
Graduate Certificate in River Health Management welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is University and degree 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 degree.
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 course are articulated in the Course Overview, Objectives 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 course are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
Students who successfully complete the course may be eligible for credit into Masters courses offered by the Melbourne School of Land and Environment.
The Melbourne Experience enables our graduates to become:
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