Courses & Units

Protected Area Management Plans KGA531

Hobart

Introduction

This unit provides you with the knowledge and practical skills to prepare management plans for protected areas. Particular emphasis will be given to accessing and deploying information; community engagement and collaboration; and developing plans that support an adaptive approach to management. The cultural contexts of management planning will be considered, with a particular focus on the perspectives of Indigenous Australians. The unit includes an option of a field trip [highly recommended!] that gives students experience in preparing a management plan using the "Open standards" planning process. For offshore candidates and those domestic candidates who choose not to attend the field trip, the "Open standards" planning process will be taught on-line via a virtual field exercise.

Summary

Unit name Protected Area Management Plans
Unit code KGA531
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of SET, AMC, IMAS
School of Land & Food
Discipline Geography and Spatial Science
Coordinator

Prof Jamie Kirkpatrick

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart 5 Week Session Jan B Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
5 Week Session Jan B 15/1/2018 22/1/2018 2/2/2018 19/2/2018

* 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 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2017: $1,131.00 2017: $2,512.00 050901

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.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On-line resources and discussions; optional 5 day field intensive

Assessment

Contributions to on-line discussions (30%), presentation of a management plan (35%), 3,000 word report (35%)

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Textbooks

RequiredNone
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