Attendance at three and a half days of fieldwork and associated Hobart on-campus sessions is a requirement for all on-campus students.
This unit provides you with a practical understanding of key systems for protected area planning and management. Terrestrial, freshwater and marine protected areas are considered. The global context of protected areas is analysed, including issues of definition, scope and governance. As governance processes provide the institutional structures within which planning and management occurs, particular attention is given to public, private, community and collaborative arrangements. Systems and associated methods for assessing developments, addressing complexity, sustainable finance, management effectiveness, community engagement and landscape/seascape scale management are then considered. These topics are explored by drawing on the experiences of practitioners, case study examples and fieldwork.
|Unit name||Protected Area Planning and Management Systems|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences
|Discipline||Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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1. Discuss the context and diverse forms of governance for protected areas.
2. Analyse systems and methods for addressing complexity in protected area governance and management.
3. Evaluate processes for planning and assessing developments and recreation opportunities within protected areas.
4. Reflect on supporting processes for effective protected area governance and management.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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On-campus students: interactive lectures, workshops and seminars (39-hrs over 13 weeks); 3 and a half days field work. Distance education students: internet-based resources and virtual field trip.
3500 words interactive on-line postings (40%), seminar presentation (20%), 3500 word report (40%)
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