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[Not offered in 2022]
|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Science and Engineering|
Available to postgraduate students and advanced undergraduate students with appropriate background (subject to available places).
This subject is designed to introduce students to key theoretical and applied foundations of Protected Area Governance and Management. Students will be introduced to the history and concept of protected areas and will learn about the socio-economic, ecological dimensions that influence protected area context. The subject will introduce key elements of governance and management of protected areas, including current planning and management tools such as monitoring, conservation planning, reserve design, and mechanisms for generating social and financial support for protected areas. The subject will emphasise international dimensions of protected areas including global networks and governance, roles of indigenous people and challenges for protected areas in developing countries. Through participating in this subject, students will have the opportunity to engage in an interactive, varied and interdisciplinary learning experience through lectures, tutorials and discussions with a variety of researchers active in the field of Protected Area Management.
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