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Environmental Management (ENV331)

Organisational Unit School of Veterinary and Life Sciences
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S2
Description This unit examines how different environments can be managed for different objectives. It aims to help students define and understand environmental issues, determine management objectives and develop appropriate management strategies. 'Real world' guest speakers and case studies illustrate practical environmental challenges and their management. The unit adopts a problem solving approach based on applying environmental management principles to practical issues such as nature conservation, tourism and recreation, or industrial production.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures/workshops: 3 hours per fortnight; tutorials: 2 hours per semester; practical work: 35 hours per semester.
All students should note that this unit has a compulsory five-day on-campus component for both external and internal students during the 'non-teaching' weeks of semester 2.
Prerequisites Nil
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed ENV319 Environmental Management may not enrol in this unit for credit.
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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