Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Dookie - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours lectures 24 hours practicals |
Total Time Commitment:
170 hours in total
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|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
CoordinatorMs Ros Gall
Students will develop an understanding of land resources and factors impacting on their management, including principles of sustainable land use, the processes of land degradation (physical, chemical and biological) control of land degradation and practical development of land management plans. A feature of this course is the examination of environmental, economic and social consequences of the use of land for agriculture and other purposes.
Students will gain an ability to understand, assess and manage issues relating to:
Field trip report - 1000 words (due approximately week 6 - 15%), practical report - 1000 words (due approximately week 8 - 15%), group task - 1000 words (due approximately week 10 - 20%) , 2 hour examination (end of semester exam period - 50%)
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject encompasses particular generic skills so that on completion of the subject students should have developed skills relating to:
Diploma in General Studies |
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