|Module Title||MANAGING THE WILDLIFE RESOURCE|
|Co-ordinator||Dr John Warren|
|Semester||Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)|
|Pre-Requisite||RS11720 , RS12010 or equivalent|
|Course delivery||Lecture||40 Hours 2 x 1 hour lectures per week|
|Practical||18 Hours 6 x 3 hour visits|
|Resit assessment||In accordance with Department regulations|
1. An examination of the motives for wildlife conservation and the definition of native or indigenous species and semi-natural
2. A critical analysis of a 'management by objectives' process for the management of countryside/wildlife resources
3. The evalution and management of wildlife species and habitats.
These subdivision will be studied using case studies and examples from UK and European sources. There will be a vocational emphasis in the module which will look at current practice of governmental and non-governmental organisations. The teaching will be augmented by field visists to site manged for wildlife conservation.