MSc – Protected Area Management Major

MSc – Protected Area Management Major

Major code

MSC-PAM

Credit points

36 credit points

Available in

Master of Science

Major Structure

CORE SUBJECTS

BZ5001:03 Quantitative Methods in Science

BZ5215:03 Conservation Biology or MB5004:03 Marine Conservation Biology

EV5020:03 Human Dimensions of Nature, Environment and Conservation or EV5252:03 Indigenous Environmental Management

EV5205:03 Conserving Tropical Rainforests or EV5210:03 Management of Marine Protected Areas

EV5209:03 Principles and Practices of Protected Area Management

EV5505:03 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems or EV5002:03 Environmental Impact

Assessment

EV5002:03 Environmental Impact Assessment or EV5601:03 Social Impact Assessment: Environmental Management or EV5502:03 Advanced Geographic Information Systems

SC5055:03 Research and Communication Skills in the Natural Sciences

OPTIONS

Select 12 credit points of level 5 subjects from List 1 or select up to 12 credit points of cross-institutional subjects*. Study plans must be approved by the course co-ordinator.

* Partner institutions include members of the Protected Area Learning and Research Collaboration (PALRC).

List 1

AQ5015:03 Sustainable Aquaculture

BZ5440:03 Ecology and Conservation

BZ5740:03 Wildlife Ecology and Management

BZ5755:03 Biodiversity and Climate Change: Impact, Mitigation and Adaption

EV5002:03Environmental Impact Assessment

EV5003:03 Environmental Economics

EV5012:03 Tropical Landscapes and Livelihoods

EV5013:03 Climate Change: The Science, Impacts and Solutions

EV5020:03 Human Dimensions of Nature, Environment and Conservation

EV5200:03 Terrestrial Resource Management

EV5203:03 Conserving Marine Wildlife: Sea Mammals, Birds, Reptiles

EV5210:03 Management of Marine Protected Areas

EV5251:03 Environmental Impacts of Human Activities in Protected Areas

EV5252:03 Indigenous Environmental Management

EV5502:03 Advanced Geographic Information Systems

EV5505:03 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

EV5506:03 Remote Sensing

EV5601:03 Social Impact Assessment: Environmental Management

EV5701:03 Managing Coastal and Marine Environments

SC5901:03 Special Topic 1

SC5902:03 Special Topic 2

EV5910:03 Professional Planning Project (Pt 1 of 2)

SC5912:06 Minor Project, Seminar and Literature Review (1 of 2)

SC5913:06 Minor Project, Seminar and Literature Review (2 of 2)

EV5920:03 Professional Planning Project (Pt2 of 2)

MB5300:03 Sampling and Experimental Design

MB5310:03 Marine Reserves as Fisheries Management Tools

TO5005:03 Managing Tourism in Protected Areas

SS5103:06 Post-Graduate Research Methods for the Social Sciences