The Resources Management minor covers diversified aspects in relation to conservation and management of various resources, sustainable development, urbanization, globalization and GIS skills. Courses pertinent to physical and cultural resources planning and management can enhance students’ understanding of the problems associated with the use or misuse of our resources and current management practices of resources conservation. Other courses examine the essential concepts and practices of globalization, urbanization and sustainable development.
Students who adopt the Resources Management minor will be equipped with the essential knowledge of both physical and cultural resources conservation and management. They will not only be interested in pursuing their further studies in the field of geography or environmental studies, but will also develop their career in the fields related to resources management, including job opportunities in the Environmental Protection Department, the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation, green NGOs and environmental consultancies.
Adopting Resource Management as a minor, students are required to complete five courses in which two courses should be at the elementary level (Level 1 & 2) and three courses at the advanced level (Level 3 & 4). There are altogether 4 and 5 elementary and advanced courses respectively for their choices.
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|Course Title||Course Code & Outline|
|Resources Management Minor||Students should choose 1-2 courses out of the following 3 courses|
|Spatial Data Analysis and GIS
*Will not be offered from 2019-20
|Spatial Data Analysis and GIS
*From 2019-20 cohort and onwards
|Globalization: Concepts and Debates||SSC2149|
|Students should choose 3-4 courses out of the following courses|
|Protected Areas Planning and Management||GGP3017|
|Principles and Practice of Ecotourism||GGP3018|
|Cultural Heritage Conservation and Management||GGP3019|
|Social and Geographical Changes in Hong Kong||SSC3229|
|Sustainable Development and Policy||SSC4140|
|Urbanization in China: Policy and Governance
* Will not be offered from 2019-20.
Any aspect of the course and course offerings (including, without limitation, the content of the Course and the manner in which the Course is taught) may be subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of the University. Without limiting the right of the University to amend the course and its course offerings, it is envisaged that changes may be required due to factors such as staffing, enrolment levels, logistical arrangements and curriculum changes.