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ERST 601

Advanced Theory in Resource Studies

Course overview

This course covers theoretical and methodological approaches to the inter-disciplinary study of natural resources.

Course information

Credits 20
Domestic fees $1,298.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Explain the contrasts and similarities between several disciplinary ’frames of reference’ in the study of natural resources.
  2. Choose appropriate theoretical and methodological approaches for the inter-disciplinary study of natural resources.
  3. Produce a systematic and detailed analysis of a natural resource issue utilising an inter-disciplinary approach.
  4. Write and present a symposium paper to a professional academic standard.
  5. Develop insights into how divergent values can underpin the different groups, theoretical approaches and disciplines involved in the study of natural resources and the practice of environmental management.

Course examiners

Sarah Edwards

Dr Sarah Edwards

Lecturer

Department of Environmental Management

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