|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Marine & Environmental Sciences|
Available to postgraduate students and advanced undergraduate students with appropriate background (approval of Head of School required and subject to available places).
This subject is designed to build theoretical and applied knowledge in the field of Protected Area Management. Students will be introduced to the history and concept of protected areas; fundamentals of the social, economic and ecological dimensions of protected areas; the role and issues facing indigenous people in protected areas; governance, management and evaluation of protected areas; and current issues and challenges facing protected area managers internationally. 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 active researchers active in the field of Protected Area Management.
|Townsville, Limited, Study Period 1|
|Census Date 26-Mar-2015|
|Non-standard start/end 21-Jan-2015 to 19-Jun-2015|
|Face to face teaching 21-Jan-2015 to 30-Jan-2015|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor Peter Valentine, Dr Amy Diedrich|
|Lecturers:||Assoc. Professor Peter Valentine, Dr Amy Diedrich.|
|Assessment:||presentations (30%); essays (40%); school-administered final exam (30%).|
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.