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SSUD71-326: Environmental Fieldwork and First Nations Cultures


This subject will be taught as a block of one week and will provide practical environmental field data collection, analysis experience, and contact with local Aboriginal custodians of the land in accordance with local protocols. The environmental issues of a selected region will be studied using environmental assessment methods appropriate to the region. 

Subject details

Code: SSUD71-326

Learning outcomes

  1. Display knowledge of design considerations for ecological surveys.
  2. Demonstrate experience in undertaking field work projects in a variety of different habitats.
  3. Analyse and interpret field data from ecological experiments.
  4. Undertake independent learning in order to demonstrate a high level of understanding of concepts in ecology and ecological surveys.
  5. Demonstrate ability to collect data in groups and collate group data.
  6. Demonstrate a clear understanding Australian Aboriginal culture and aspirations.

Enrolment requirements



Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.