Graduate Certificate of Planning and Indigenous Communities

Course and Subject Handbook 2016 Courses Postgraduate Courses Graduate Certificate of Planning and Indigenous Communities

Graduate Certificate of Planning and Indigenous Communities

Course code

109711

Course Type

Graduate Certificate (AQF Level 8)

Division

Tropical Environments and Societies

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Completion of any AQF level 7 Bachelor Degree at this or another university.

Other qualifications recognised by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies as equivalent to the above.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

Students of non-English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course is 6 (with no component lower than 5.5) or Band 1. The scores associated with each band at JCU can be found in Schedule II of the JCU Admissions policy.

Post admission requirements

For flexible delivery option, computer and internet access is required.

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

12 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Course Structure

CORE SUBJECTS

EV5252:03 Indigenous Environmental Management

EV5010:03 Planning for Sustainable Communities in a Changing Environment

EV5610:03 Native Title and Land Use Planning

AY5026:03 The Practice of Cultural Heritage Management

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Cairns

Flexible delivery is available for both Townsville and Cairns students, but the intensives will be run from Cairns.

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year part time

Maximum time to complete

3 years

Maximum leave of absence

2 years

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Professional accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Students may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing and Articulation policy and associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

6 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for subjects completed in the 2 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 5 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the student has not completed this course.

Other restrictions

Nil

Award Details

Award title

Graduate Certificate of Planning and Indigenous Communities

Approved abbreviation

GCertPlanIndigComm

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable