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Area/Catalogue
ENVT 5040

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
155841

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Natural and Built Environments

Course aim

Increase students’ awareness of the complex inter-relationships among the many ecological, economic and social factors that lie at the root of current natural resource management issues.
Provide students with enhanced problem-solving skills when employed in multi-disciplinary teams set up by government or industry to tackle complex natural resource management issues.

Course content

This course examines the biological and physical science aspects of natural resources and their management at local, national, and global scales, using an earth systems approach. Topics include the value and management of the atmosphere, biodiversity, ecosystem processes, primary production, soils forests, mineral resources and fisheries and an overview of the main management issues which relate to natural resources.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 1.5 hours x 12 weeks
Workshop 1.5 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 1.5 hours x 12 weeks
Workshop 1.5 hours x 12 weeks

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, MAWSON LAKES
Critical analysis 500 words 20% N/A
Report 3000 words 40% N/A
Group assignment 1000 words per student 40% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Critical analysis 500 words 20% N/A
Report 3000 words 40% N/A
Group assignment 1000 words per student 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
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

School of Natural and Built Environments

Degrees this course is offered in

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