SLE114 - Introduction to Parks and Wildlife Conservation

Year:

2023 unit information

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

SQE114

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.

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

SLE010, STP010

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

4-day online class series in the break between T1 and T2, 1 x 4 day field trip, 2 x 2 hour online seminars per trimester.

Note:

Please note that there is an enrolment deadline as this unit runs as an intensive unit in the mid-year break and has a fieldtrip component.  Therefore, late enrolments are subject to Unit Chair approval. Students will be required to meet their own expenses on fieldwork.

Content

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 wildlife conservation and the management of parks and reserves. This unit also introduces students to contemporary skills and techniques applied to the assessment of wildlife populations in natural landscapes. 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 wildlife conservation and park management situations.

Unit Fee Information

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