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Postgraduate | TAS-KGA532 | 2024

Reserve System Planning

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Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
14 weeks

Start dates

  • 03 June 2024
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About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

    1. Discuss system purposes, priorities, and methods that have guided the establishment of the Australian National Reserve System.
    2. Apply systematic conservation planning methods to identify spatial conservation priorities.
    3. Analyse government-driven and collaborative processes for identifying protected areas.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Additional requirements

  • Software requirements - This subject uses open source GIS and conservation planning software that students are provided the links to download and install on their personal computer. The software taught in this course works best with a Microsoft operating system. There is an optional on campus weekend tutorial session (2 days) for students to complete the technical training on university computers. For those wanting more instruction for the technical aspects this session, or who use a Mac as their personal computer for learning, the on campus weekend session is recommended.
  • Other requirements - This online subject has independent learning as the primary mode of teaching.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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