School Of Science

Understanding LandscapeWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300812.2


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
300642 - Understanding Landscape, HT103A - Understanding Landscape

About this Unit
This unit explores the historical and cultural perceptions and perspectives of the term ‘landscape’ and the sustainability and management of landscapes. Students become familiar with the terminology and concepts surrounding the natural landscape experientially through a series of field trips and develop an awareness and appreciation of both of the conceptual and actual landscape issues. Skills in mapping and spatial awareness skills and technologies will be developed through field trips and workshop sessions including GIS. Such skills will assist in developing a capacity to comprehensively describe and analyse the landscape.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Enclosed footwear

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