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Unit of Study ENVR3004 - Protected Area Management (2021)

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  • Pre-requisites

      168 credit points in any SCU unit.

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

discuss the major issues and threats to terrestrial and marine biodiversity in Australia and the role of protected areas in biodiversity conservation, recreation, tourism, and protection of cultural heritage

explain the importance of the integrative basis for management of linked ecosystems and human settlements at various scales, particularly large ecosystem management and integrated catchment management

apply skills developed to analyse the principles and methods for environmental restoration and apply these to the development of a management plan for a protected area

analyse and evaluate techniques for education and interpretation and public participation in protected area planning and management processes

demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team and understanding of group processes.

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