Graduate Diploma of Natural and Cultural Resource Management
Course summary for local students
|Award granted||Graduate Diploma of Natural and Cultural Resource Management|
|Campus||Offered at Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
|Length||1 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|
|Level||Postgraduate (Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma)|
Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
Institute of Koorie Education
Tel: 03 5227 1459
|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.
- Course overview
- Fees and charges
- Course rules
- Course structure
- Entry requirements - general
- Entry requirements - specific
- How to apply
- Alternate exits
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.
Fees and charges
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.
The course comprises eight compulsory core units, each worth 1 credit point.
|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|
Entry requirements - generalDeakin 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.
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
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.
How to apply
Details regarding the application process can be obtained from the Institute of Koorie Education website.
|Graduate Certificate of Natural and Cultural Resource Management (S562)|