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SLE114 - Introduction to Parks and Wildlife Conservation

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:

SQE114

Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in S393.  Please note that entry to this unit for S398 students is via application on merit and requires approval of the Unit Chair.

Unit chair:

Raylene Cooke

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

SLE010

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Intensive 5-day class series in the three-week period prior to the commencement of trimester 2, 1 x 4 day field trip, 2 x 2 hour seminar per trimester

Note:

Please note that students should not enrol in SLE114 Introduction to Parks and Wildlife Conservation and SLE216 Bushfire Management in the same year as both these units run at the same time.  Students may be required to meet their own expenses on fieldwork.

 

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

Introduction to Parks and Wildlife Conservation provides students with the opportunity to experience first-hand the issues associated with park management. This unit introduces students to an interdisciplinary approach to managing parks and reserves and legislation associated with park management. The unit includes a field trip to Cape Conran Coastal Park where students gain first-hand experience using different field techniques and how to apply these techniques to park management situations.

Assessment

Field trip report 50%, topic test 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$4232$4859

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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