Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Dates & Locations:
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:July, Hawthorn - Taught on campus.
Semester 1, Hawthorn - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Hawthorn - Taught on campus.
Combination of remote learning and lectures, tutorials, practicals and projects
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Contact Hours: 40 hours contact including fieldwork
Total Time Commitment:
Estimated total time commitment of 170 hours.
To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted in the Graduate Certificate in Catchment and Waterway Management (GC-CWMGT) or the Graduate Certificate in River Health Management (N17AA). This subject is not available for students admitted in any other courses.
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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 subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, 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 the Disability Liaison Unit:
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Brian Finlayson
To make an enquiry or request more information please contact
Julie Mattingley, Program Coordinator
T: +61 3 9810 3248
This subject is concerned with demonstrating how catchment management projects are integrated into catchment management programs to achieve multiple outcomes across multiple sites. It demonstrates how the "Principles of Natural Resources Management" apply to the design of river health and water resources protection programs. The content will focus on medium term outcomes at a sub-catchment or reach scale. Subject material will consider programs for:
The subject addresses the acquisition of the data and the knowledge to formulate activity and monitoring programs using integrated assessment and prediction tools and risk-based approaches.
The structured remote learning component reviews obligations under compliance and statutory requirements and guides students toward familiarity with various tools to assist in program development. Students also work remotely on their project which for this subject will involve broadening their previous work to build a comprehensive program to manage a catchment issue. The four day intensive face to face session focuses on building and using the skills needed to develop effective catchment management programs including:
There is also a presentation dealing with program implementation how to get the program off the bookshelf and on to the ground.
On the successful completion of this subject students will:
Students will be required on commencement of the subject to sign a statement (in hard copy) that they undertake that all work submitted will be their own, that they understand they may be required to take an examination in the subject if there is any doubt as to the authenticity of their assessed work, and that they understand plagiarism and/or collusion are the basis for disciplinary action.
A study guide and a book of readings is provided to students.
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
|Links to further information:
Graduate Certificate in Catchment and Waterway Management
Graduate Certificate in River Health Management
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