Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:October, Burnley - Taught on campus.
Please note that this subject has a pre-teaching period and during this time students will be required to read the book 'Wood in Australia' (Part 1) by Keith R Bootle, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 2010.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 42 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Barbara Ozarska
This subject introduces students to various concepts of sustainable and renewable timber products including timber engineering, design durability, manufactured wood products, biomass waste utilization and recycling, environmental considerations in timber use and more. A major focus will be placed on environmental aspects of the use of timber as a building material and the role of timber in ecologically sustainable design. Students will be introduced to concepts in:
On completion of this subject students should have a practical knowledge of:
Final test based on the knowledge gained on the subject on the last day of Intensive subject (30%) 1000 words,
Major assignment - 4,000 words due 8 weeks after subject ends (70%).
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Course notes will be provided on LMS
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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|
Graduate Certificate in Forest Systems Management |
Graduate Diploma in Forest Systems Management
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science
Conservation and Restoration |
Master of Science (Ecosystem Science) - Discipline Elective subjects
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