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Area/Catalogue
ENVT 3030

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
156302

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Natural and Built Environments

Course aim

To provide students with the skills and confidence necessary to create and implement a project for the solution of a natural resource management problem and to act as a consultant in presenting the project to the management agency.

Course content

Students work cooperatively with management agencies and staff supervisors to apply what they have learned throughout the program to address specific resource management issues using a multidisciplinary approach. Within the framework of a project brief student teams work to; define values and issues, collect and analyse data, investigate and plan problem solving strategies, prepare comprehensive guidelines including financing strategies, and present a proposal pitch. This course will include a 7-14 day field experience. Major expenses for this field experience will be supported by the university.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Students must have completed 72 units of study in a relevant program.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Workshop 2 hours x 10 weeks
Field Placement (A field camp or series of day trips will be used to facilitate problem-based learning experiences) 7-14 days 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, MAWSON LAKES
Research proposal 1500 words 15% N/A
Group project 1000 words per student 25% N/A
Report 3500 words per student & oral 40% 15 minutes (oral)
Continuous assessment 2000 words 20% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
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
School of Natural and Built Environments

Degrees this course is offered in

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