The information provided for this course was valid for the final year of enrolment. Students continuing in this course in 2007, 2008 or 2009 may find there have been some changes to the unit availability. Students should, in the first instance, refer to the recommended study plan in the newest version of this course to make their unit selection for 2009.
Every re-enrolling student will be able to complete their current course of study. As a continuing student you should always consider transferring to the newest course version to enable you to take advantage of new and exciting changes to university programs.
Bachelor's Degree Common Rules apply.
The course is offered over three years of full time study, but can be taken over a longer period of part time study. The Bachelor of Resource Management incoporates the Diploma as its first and second year. The course is offered during semesters with some units being offered intensively and others in the external mode.
To be awarded a Bachelor of Resource Management, students are required to complete:
20 credit points
120 credit points
100 credit points
240 credit points
The Core Units within the Bachelor of Resource Management provide the key knowledge, understandings and skills for students undertaking study in this area. There are twelve Core Units which are offered across the three years of the degree program.
Unit Unit Name
CRS100 Contested Knowledges
CRS145 Resource Policy and Planning
CRS120 Social and Cultural Mapping
CRS135 North Australian Physical Geography
Unit Unit Name
CRS235 Resource Ecology
CRS250 North Australian Political Economy
CRS200 Western Scientific Thought
CRS280 Resource Management Legal Issues
Unit Unit Name
SBI323 Environmental Decision Making
CRS390 Resource Project Management
CRS320 Social Impact Assessment
CRS340 Emerging Resource Management Issues
Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Resource Management are required to complete two common units, generally in the first year of their degree. Refer to top of screen for more detailed information about common units.
To complete the Bachelor of Resource Management, students are required to gain a further one hundred credit points by completing at least ten units selected from unit offerings across the university. Elective units provide the opportunity to focus the student's studies in the Bachelor in one or two specific areas. Electives may be chosen from:
* Elective Units offered within the Bachelor or Resource Management (identified below);
* Units offered within the Bachelor of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies;
* Units offered in degree programs in other faculties at Charles Darwin University, subject to the approval of the Course Coordinator and the relevant Course or Unit Cordinator in the faculty of origin for that unit;
* Units available through the Open Learning Australia (OLA) Agreement with Charles Darwin University, subject to the approval of the Bachelor of Resource Management Course Coordinator.
* Units available cross-institutionally, subject to the approval of the Bachelor of Resource Management Course Coordinator.
Resource Management Electives
The following identifies the range of elective units available for inclusion in the Bachelor of Resource Management offered by the School.
Unit Unit Name
CRS243 Indigenous Resource Management Issues
CRS251 Resource Management and the Tourism Industry
CRS342 Resource Management Internship
CRS241 Regional Planning in North Australia: Case Studies
CRS240 Coastal and Marine Resource Management
CRS245 Freshwater Resource Management
CAS328 Independent Study in Indigenous Issues
CAS329A Independent Research in Indigenous Issues - Part A
CAS329A Independent Research in Indigenous Issues - Part B
Open Learning Australia (OLA) External and On-Line Units
A selection of units offered by Open Learning Australia (OLA) may be taken and credited towards a Bachelor of Resource Management, subject to the approval of the Course Coordinator. By using these units as electives, the first year of the Bachelor of Resource Management can be taken in a completely external mode.
The availability of these units vary from year to year and students should check the Charles Darwin University web site before enrolling in any OLA unit offered at Charles Darwin. These units are identified by a prefix code of L-******* and are offered in four different study periods. Students intending to enrol directly with OLA should check the OLA Handbook or web site for current units that may be available and enrolment information.
This course will allow students to exit with the following awards:
Bachelor of Resource Management; or
Advanced Diploma of Resource Management; or
Diploma of Resource Management
Students who complete the requirement of the award of Advanced Diploma and request to take out that award, are not permitted to maintain concurrent enrolment in this Bachelors course. Students wishing to continue their studies at Bachelors level, may seek re-admission to the Bachelors course no earlier than the second Admission period following graduation from the Advanced Diploma.
Students who complete the requirement of the award of Diploma and request to take out that award, are not permitted to maintain concurrent enrolment in this Bachelors course. Students wishing to continue their studies at Bachelors level, may seek re-admission to the Bachelors course no earlier than the second Admission period following graduation from the Diploma.
Unit Repository – provides general information about each unit including a brief description and the semester and mode offered.
Timetables – provide detail on the individual class times for units offered internally. Timetables for the following academic year are available from the middle of December each year.
Bookshop – if text books have been prescribed, recommended or ordered for units in this course, details are available by unit code through the Casuarina Campus Bookshop.
Resource manager, community development worker, landcare and heritage conservation, Indigenous project officer, field officers in resouce organisations.