Principles and Problems in Land Tenure

University of the South Pacific

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Principles and Problems in Land Tenure

  • Host University

    University of the South Pacific

  • Location

    Suva, Fiji

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Sustainability, Natural Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    This course will provide a broad foundation for future study in land management and development. Students will absorb critical knowledge about land terminology, principles and practices. The course will allow students to compare their own experiences in land issues with those in other countries and in other times, exploring a range of solutions to land tenure problems. The course is intended to provide students with an opportunity to develop critical thinking on a range of issues affecting sustainable land management and development in the Pacific Region.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.