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SLE114 - Introduction to Parks and Wildlife Conservation

Unit details


2017 unit information

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


EFTSL value:0.125
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





Incompatible with:


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.


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.


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.


Field trip report 50%, topic test 50%

Unit Fee Information

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