Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
This subject has a combined points total of 12.5. Students should enrol into the Semester 1 availability of this subject as well as the Semester 2 availability. Please contact your student centre for assistance.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Regular meetings with the program coordinator |
Total Time Commitment:
Approximately 300 hours over two semesters
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|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 http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/ students email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Russell Drysdale
The Faculty of Science
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
Subject co-ordinator: email@example.com
Students of this subject will undertake a course of directed reading and produce an essay on an approved topic. Possible areas of study include: what is meant by “geography”; what problems have been and are being faced by geography as an academic discipline; what makes geography valuable (or not!) as a discipline; what “matters” are compelling and in what sense; what role can or should geography play; what are the 'hot topics' in geography? Permission to undertake this subject must be obtained from the Geography honours coordinator.
• To understand the current directions of research programs in geography;
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There is no prescribed text; references to key reading materials will be provided.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
• To demonstrate advanced communication skills;
Bachelor of Environments (Honours) Environmental Geography |
Honours Program - Geography
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