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SLE216 - Bushfire Management

Unit details

Year

2016 unit information

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

SQB216

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Tricia Wevill

Prerequisite:

SLE103

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Intensive: Intensive mode unit run in the three-week period prior to the commencement of trimester 2. The first two weeks of the intensive will require attendance from 9 am to 5pm. There will be a one day field trip in week three, requiring attendance from approximately 8 am – 6 pm. The remainder of the third week will be allocated to assessment task activities, independent study time and an in-class test.

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.

Content

This unit focuses on fire behaviour, fire management, the ecological impacts of fire on fauna and flora, and the impact of fire on the community. Topics include fire behaviour in grass and forest, risk assessment, factors affecting loss of lives and assets, community expectations and education, fuel reduction burning, ecological responses of flora and fauna to both planned and unplanned fire, and current policy approaches to fire management planning.

Assessment

Class test 40%, two assignments (15%, 20%) 35%, report 25%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1114$1114$4359$5078

* 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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