Tasmania is one of the most distinctive places on the planet. Its climate, landforms, plants, animals, history, prehistory, agriculture, urban fabric, culture and society are distinct from those of other places, while varying markedly within the one large island. As a laboratory for learning the principles and nuances of a place-based approach to geography it is without peer. You will have seven days in which you will visit four regions of Tasmania. You will not only experience Tasmania well off the normal tourist routes, but will also develop your understandings of place, landscape and region in your preparation using web-based material and the process of your passage. You will produce a journal of reflections on your physical and intellectual journey.
|Unit name||Place and Landscape in Tasmania|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
|Discipline||Geography and Spatial Sciences|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Winter school (late)||Off-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Winter school (late)||22/6/2020||10/7/2020||3/8/2020||13/9/2020|
* 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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
Comprehend and apply concepts of place, landscape and region at a variety of scales
Integrate social and physical observations of a region to understand their connectivity
Communicate effectively about place, landscape and region in discussion with people from a variety of backgrounds
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $1,190.00||2020: $2,783.00||050900|
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.
10 online lectures, seven days fieldwork
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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