AGRI30012 Food & Water:Global Issues Local Impacts
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2017:
September, Dookie - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
Intensive teaching block at the Dookie campus during the September/October mid-semester break (1 x 5 day week - Monday - Friday). This subject is delivered as as series of lectures/workshops and also includes a one day field trip. Accommodation and catering available on campus - approximately $450 for single room accommodation, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Timetable can be viewed here.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorMs Ros Gall
|Subject Overview:|| |
Globally there is a broad range of issues identified as impacting on the future of our planet. These issues include climate change, water availability and quality, waste and recycling, energy, biodiversity, salinity and land degradation, biotechnology and genetically modified organisms, changing demographics, human and animal welfare issues. In order to bring about change globally these issues must be addressed at the regional and national level.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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This subject encompasses particular generic skills. On completion of the subject, students should have the:
• Capacity for independent critical thought, rational inquiry and self-directed learning and research
|U21 Diploma in Global Issues |
|Production Animal Health |
|Feeding the World's Population |