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Graduate Certificate of Natural and Cultural Resource Management

Course summary for local students

Award granted Graduate Certificate of Natural and Cultural Resource Management

This course is an exit option only

Length1 year part time
Faculty contacts Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
School of Life and Environmental Sciences
Tel 03 9244 6699

Deakin course code S562

Note: This course is available through the Institute of Koorie Education. Students undertake intensive blocks of study under community based delivery. Please refer to the Institute of Koorie Education website.

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Course overview

The Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma of Natural and Cultural Resource Management provide specialist skills for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students involved in the areas of land management facilitation, caring for country, environmental management, waste and water management, cultural heritage interpretation and protection, sustainability, project management and education. A key focus of the course is the exploration and convergence of Western Knowledge Systems and the application of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Knowledge Systems that are currently building more a collaborative approach to the protection of both natural and cultural environments in Australia.


Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.

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Course rules

The course comprises four units, each worth 1 credit point.

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Course structure

SHD701 Creating Sustainable Futures  

SLE791 Interpreting Natural and Cultural Landscapes  

SLE792 Knowledge for Natural and Cultural Environments  

SLE795 Planning and Techniques for Interpretation  


Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

8th June 2007