Current Courses

Explore current PALRC courses below. For course details including pricing and university contacts, please download a copy of the PALRC Scholarship Prospectus:

PALRC Scholarship Course – Prices and Information March 2019

We expect that prior to applying, applicants have checked course details and costs with the course contacts listed in the Scholarship Prospectus.

University of Tasmania

Murdoch University

Charles Sturt University

Charles Darwin University

Charles Darwin University offers a range of intensive and field-based courses relevant to protected area practitioners. Find out more.

  • Intensive Subject: ENV316/516 Ecosystem Function: Field Studies in North Australia
  • Ecosystem Function: Field Studies in North Australia is also offered as a 10-day stand-alone short course for professionals – see ENV316/516
  • Intensive Subject: ENV315/515 Desert Field Ecology
  • Desert Field Ecology is also offered as a stand-alone 7-day short course for professionals – see ENV315/515
  • Intensive Subject: ENV317/517 Natural Resources and Indigenous Livelihoods
  • Natural Resources and Indigenous Livelihoods is also offered as a 5-day stand-alone short course for professionals – see ENV317/517
  • ENV201 Introductory Ecology – one semester
  • ENV203 Field Survey & Monitoring Skills – one semester
  • ENV306/506 Environmental Monitoring & Modelling – one semester

Conservation Management

  • Open Standards / Healthy Country Planning Planning and adaptive
    management for protected areas – 5 days, January 2020, Tasmania
    Find more information here.

Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute

What is adaptive management?

The Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute, in partnership with PALRC, offers a five-day intensive training program that aims to give participants a good understanding of adaptive management tools through the internationally recognised Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation.