Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:August, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Face to face component is intensive mode over 8 days in August.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Twenty-four hours lectures and 16 hours tutorials and exercises. |
Total Time Commitment:
|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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorProf Rodney Keenan
This subject addresses the policy and governance framework for forest management in international, national and state contexts. It describes policy processes and the role of different actors in policy development and implementation. Different policy instruments are described and their suitability for achieving policy objectivesis discussed. Current issues in international forest policy, such as illegal logging and trade, conservation, certification, environmental management, forests and poverty and climate change are considered from the viewpoints of different forest policy actors. This subject will equip students with an improved capacity for critical thinking in relation to policy issues.
At the completion of this subject students will have a sound understanding of:
Reading journal (1500 words) due the Friday before the intensive period starts (20%),
Daily quizzes (5 x 30 minute quizzes) during Intensive subject (30%),
Written assignment (3000 words) due 3 weeks after Intensive Subject end (50%).
|Breadth Options:|| |
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/master-of-forest-ecosystem-science|
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science |
Master of Science (Ecosystem Science) - Discipline Elective subjects |
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