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Graduate Diploma of Natural and Cultural Resource Management

Course summary for local students

Award granted Graduate Diploma of Natural and Cultural Resource Management
CampusOffered at Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Cloud (online)Yes
Length1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
Next available intake

March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2)

Indicative annual fee 2015$26,620* - Full-fee paying place
LevelPostgraduate (Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma)
Faculty contacts

Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
School of Life and Environmental Sciences

 

Suzanne Nunn

Course Director

Institute of Koorie Education

Tel: 03 5227 1459
suzanne.nunn@deakin.edu.au

Deakin course code S662

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 a more 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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Fees and charges

Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL)
EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full time load for one year of study.


This is a fee-paying course.  Domestic students may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance in paying these tuition fees.  For more information about FEE-HELP go to deakin.edu.au/fees.


Fee paying place - Domestic (DFP)
A fee paying place is one for which the university does not receive any government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute the full cost of their course.
Fee paying places are available to domestic students. Domestic students are those who are Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of a permanent visa.

* The 'indicative annual course fee' cited has been provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2015, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking a full-time quota of units within the specified discipline.
The actual fees charged by Deakin University will depend upon the discipline from which each individual unit is chosen, and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines. The cost of each unit offered in 2015 can be viewed from the Unit Search.
Please note that the fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service.
Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on 'indicative course fees' to calculate the total future cost of their course.

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Course rules

The course comprises eight compulsory core units, each worth 1 credit point.

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Course structure

 

SLE791 Interpreting Natural and Cultural Landscapes  

SLE792 Knowledge for Natural and Cultural Environments  

SLE793 Natural Resource Management Frameworks and Issues  

SLE795 Planning and Techniques for Interpretation  

SHD701 Creating Sustainable Futures  

SLE797 Community Project Management  

SLE798 Researching for Country  

SLE799 Essential Skills for Natural and Cultural Resource Management  

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Entry requirements - general

Deakin University offers admission to undergraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.
For more information on the Deakin Admissions Policy visit The Guide.

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Entry requirements - specific

Successful completion of a relevant tertiary program equivalent to not less than 3 years of full-time study at a university or other approved educational institution

or

Academic qualifications or cultural qualifications, considered to be the equivalent of a relevant tertiary program or membership of any required Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community organization, including a minimum of five years of relevant experience in a related field.

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How to apply

Details regarding the application process can be obtained from the Institute of Koorie Education website.

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Alternate exits

Graduate Certificate of Natural and Cultural Resource Management (S562)
 

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8th June 2007