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Area/Catalogue
ENVT 5034

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101675

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)

Course aim

To provide students with advanced skills and techniques to sustain effective partnerships with government, business/industry and the wider community.

Course content

The social process of urban biodiversity management. The need to balance demands for continuing economic development and continuing improvement in the quality of social life with demands for urban biodiversity conservation and restoration. Identifying and understanding the interests of stakeholders in the outcome of urban biodiversity management projects, including:

  • governments and government agencies at the federal, state and local levels
  • businesses/industries 
  • non-government organisations with a wide variety of agendas
  • individuals and groups of people likely to be directly affected by the projects
  • the wider community

Means of facilitating co-operation and compromise among these stakeholders and encouraging them to become involved in and jointly own urban biodiversity management projects. Techniques for surveying, analysing and influencing community attitudes and behaviour towards urban biodiversity projects.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Workshop 2 hours x 12 weeks
Field Placement (Fieldwork) 4 excursions x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Assignment 1: workshop exercises 500 words 10% N/A
Assignment 2: project evaluation 2500 words 50% N/A
Assignment 3: community engagement plan 2000 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

Ms Morgan Schebella arrow-small-right
School of Natural and Built Environments

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