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Unit details

SHD701 - Creating Sustainable Futures

Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)*

Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)*

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

J McBurnie

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

As organised with the Unit Chair

Note:

* Enrolment in this unit is handled by the Institute of Koorie Education.

Content

Students will work in a multidisciplinary team to draw on their respective fields of knowledge and background to address current and future environmental problems as they impact on human, natural and built environments. These issues addressed include climate change, consumerism, peak oil and models for sustainability.

The unit entails activity based learning, opportunities for creative expression and employment preparation relevant to the student’s area of study.  Teaching will be conducted in a variety of mediums including classes, seminars and small group work.

Assessment

Group assignment 30%, individual journal (minimum 8 journal entries) 40%, individual report (minimum 1500 words) 30%    

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$755$755$2184$2815

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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