Available as an elective. Subject to enrolment quota. This unit requires a moderate level of physical fitness for bush walking.
This unit provides an introduction to the history of ideas associated with the perception, representation and conservation of the natural environment. Wilderness is a highly contested space, and this unit will emphasise the competing contemporary meanings of wilderness in the contexts of colonisation, environmentalism and human/non-human relations. Through field trip/s, students will explore methods of articulating the concept of wilderness, building narratives of site/s that respond to histories, encounters, and traces.
|Unit name||Wilderness and Natural Environment|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Dr Karen Hall
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2018: $805.00||2018: $2,284.00||100301|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
|25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty|
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
- FFE235 and FFE335 Wilderness and Natural Environment
- FFA235 and FFA335 Wilderness and Natural Environment
- FSZ251 and FSZ351 Art, Natural Environment and Wilderness
39 contact hours comprising lectures, demonstrations, critiques, presentations and field trips.
Reflective Journal (2500 words equivalent) (50%), Project Documentation (1500 words) (30%), Project Proposal (500 words equivalent) (20%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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