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Undergraduate | CUR-URP300 | 2023

Rural Resource Planning

Explore the challenges of planning in today’s changing rural Australia. Develop an awareness of the environmental, social and economic complexities and connections in the Australian countryside. See how other countries approach planning in rural areas.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Start dates
29 May 2023,
27 Nov 2023
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks

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Rural Resource Planning

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will:

    1. examine a range of key issues, concepts and theories underpinning rural resource planning
    2. explain the interrelationship between environmental, social and economic issues and the impact on change in rural communities
    3. examine the complexities associated with the practical application of rural and regional planning principles
    4. think critically to arrive at creative solutions to rural planning issues
    5. communicate effectively in formulating policies associated with resource planning

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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