Course & Unit Catalogue

Report
Welcome to
Environmental and
Rural Science
at UNE
2014
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Undergraduate
Our Courses:
Environmental and
Rural Science
BEcol
BPSci
BEnvSc
Env Sci component of BEnvSc/LLB
BGeoSc
BEngT
BZool
BAgriFoods (new)
BAgr (and joint degrees) / Business or Law
B Animal Science
BRurSc
DipAgr
Postgraduate
GradCertAg
GradDipRurSc
MAgr
MScAg
GradCertEnvSc
MEnvSc
MEnvScMgt
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Course Co-ordinators
in Environmental and
Rural Science
Who:
Darren Ryder (Environmental and Nat Res/ Ecol/PlantSc),
Julie Roberts (Agriculture, Animal Science and Rural Science,
AgrFoods),
Tommy Leung (Zoology),
Rex Glencross Grant (Eng Tech)
Alan Baxter (Geology)
To make an appointment:
Email: [email protected], area of interest in
subject line, and in body of email, contact details
and student number
or
Ring: 6773 3455 (Karen Morris)
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Course Co-ordinator’s role
ADVISE you on:
• UNIT enrolment, specifically elective options, and
how to re-structure a degree program if
progression has faltered.
• Course and Unit selection, when rule changes
occur, which are also documented in the COURSE
and UNIT CATALOGUE.
• Assessing advance standing applications.
• Approving examiners’ reports for Masters Course
Work Programs.
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Student Centre
http://www.une.edu.au/studentcentre/
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Once accepted as a UNE student, administration issues will be
done mainly through MyUNE
Information on UNE web page at
http://www.une.edu.au/current-students
Can find information such as
selecting & enrolling in units (i.e. subjects) you want to study
accessing your online units
managing your enrolment
organising your class timetable
obtaining your ID card
paying your fees
checking your results online
graduating and becoming a member of UNE’s global Alumni.
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Need to know about
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Internet Access
E-submission & Moodle
Plagiarism
TurnItIn
Examination notification
Course and unit catalogue
(https://my.une.edu.au/courses/)
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Definitions
– Degree, course or award –program of study
– Subject – branch of knowledge
– Unit – component of a course
• (invalid unit enrolment due to not meeting
prerequisites and co-requisites, and a waiver form
needs to be filled out.)
– Co-requisite – unit that must be completed
before or concurrently with another unit
– Pre-requisite – unit that must be completed
before another unit
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Course & Unit Catalogue
http://www.une.edu.au/courses
Programs of Study & Degree Rules
BAgrFoods
https://my.une.edu.au/courses/2014/courses/BAGFS
B Agriculture http://www.une.edu.au/courses/2014/courses/BAGR/program-of-study.html
B Animal Science http://www.une.edu.au/courses/2014/courses/BANSC /program-of-study.html
B Engineering Technology http://www.une.edu.au/courses/2014/courses/BET/program-ofstudy.html
B Ecology http://www.une.edu.au/courses/2014/courses/BECOL
B Env Sci http://www.une.edu.au/courses/2014/courses/BENSC/program-of-study.html
B GeoScience http://www.une.edu.au/courses/2014/courses/BGEOSC/program-of-study.html
B PLSci http://www.une.edu.au/courses/2014/courses/BPLSC
B Rural Science http://www.une.edu.au/courses/2014/courses/BRURSC/program-of-study.html
B Zoology http://www.une.edu.au/courses/2014/courses/BZOOL/program-of-study.html
Note : previous years rules also available online
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Program of Study
Study Plan
Majors
• Canine and Equine
• Livestock
• Wildlife
Core unit – must be
completed for the degree
Prescribed unit – must be
completed for the major
Listed/Elective Unit – a list of
units which can be studied as
part of the degree program
Intensive Schools
• .Normally for Externally enrolled students but in some
circumstances internally enrolled students are required
to attend. Unless clearly stated you can assume that
internally enrolled don’t attend.
•Intensive School: 3-4 day intensive school outside
term time that can be mandatory for on-campus and
off-campus students.
•Mandatory Intensive School - Must be attended
otherwise if you do not attend you are deemed to have
failed the unit (most units in School have mandatory
intensive schools)
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Practical Experience
• Different rules and reporting requirements for
different degrees but usually 3or4 weeks per year
of your degree
• Workready will be in contact via Moodle site which
gives all the details
• Process will include induction and workplace health
and safety training, details of reporting
requirements also
• If in doubt about requirements ask!
Karen Morris or Geoff Hinch can advise.
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Advice for a smooth
transition
Listen carefully
Speak up!
• Contact lecturer directly through staff directory to find phone
number
• http://www.une.edu.au/staff
Enjoy the experience
If you need help
http://study.une.edu.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/236
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Enjoy the degree and the lifestyle
FIRST YEAR
FIELD TRIPS
Enjoy the degree and the lifestyle
Discussion and Walk about
• Bachelor of Agriculture and combined Ag degrees, Bachelor of Animal Science
and Bachelor of Rural Science will remain in the Biological lecture theatre
First year trip 15-16th March
• Associate Degree and Bachelor of AgriFood Systems will go to the Homestead
Tea Room
• Bachelor of Ecology, Bachelor of Environmental Science & Bachelor of Plant
Science will go to EM6
• Bachelor of Zoology will go to Zoology – Z2
• Bachelor of Engineering Technology will go to the Engineering Seminar Room
• Bachelor GeoScience will go to The Homestead Seminar Room
Lunch in the Homestead Tea Room ~ 12.00
Enjoy the degree and the
lifestyle!
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1st Year - Ag Tour
• Saturday and Sunday, March 15-16,
• Leaving colleges at around 7am
• Visiting properties of innovative growers, looking
at grain and cotton systems, pastures, and private
research and agronomy service providers in the
Boggabri and Liverpool Plains areas.
• Cost $30
• 50 seats only, so first in get the places
• Details next week in RSNR
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