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Unit of Study FOR00110 - Natural Resources Policy (2015)

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      192 credit points in any SCU units

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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:

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1 understand the objectives of environmental and natural resource policy in the context of ecological, economic and socially sustainable development
2 appreciate the differences between policies at different spatial scales (local, state, federal, and global)
3 develop an overview of current environmental and natural resource policies in Australia
4 critically evaluate current policies in a variety of natural resource sectors
5 understand the role of Australia in international environmental policies.

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

  1. understand the objectives of environmental and natural resource policy in the context of ecological, economic and socially sustainable development
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  2. appreciate the differences between policies at different spatial scales (local, state, federal, and global)
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  3. develop an overview of current environmental and natural resource policies in Australia
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  5. understand the role of Australia in international environmental policies.
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