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Information relevant to 2003 – Unit Details

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Wilderness and Natural Environment

Enrolment code: FFA235/335

Offered: not offered in 2003

Special note: quotas apply; next offered 2004

Unit description:

Introduces the history of ideas associated with the perception and representation of natural environment. Emphasis is placed on an examination of contemporary meanings and methods of articulating the concept of wilderness and their relationship to the cultural colonisation of Tasmania. This unit has a substantial visual and/or written component which is developed from the 3-day field trip to the Walls of Jerusalem and Dixons Kingdom. The outcomes of this component will be presented in exhibition/display and seminar formats in the University Gallery.

Staff Prof VF McGrath (Coordinator) For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern lecture, tutorial, fieldwork Timetable
Prerequisites (S3T: 25% from Schedule B) (FFA102 and FFA103 ) or equiv  
Assessment mode minor project (assessed at conclusion of field trip) (20%), major fieldwork component (assessed on final day of exhibition) (80%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc a list of equipment, provisions and other materials will be provided at the commencement of the unit Library Catalogue
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies  
Courses Bachelor of Fine Arts (See also combined degree)
Bachelor of Contemporary Arts
Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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