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SLE121 - Environmental Sustainability

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:

SQE121

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Janine McBurnie

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour seminar per week.

Content

The aim of SLE121 is to examine the scientific, social and cultural factors that are all integral components of Environmental Sustainability, on International, National and Local scales. This will necessitate a review of what definitions of sustainability there are and how they inter-relate in regards to environmental, social and economic management. The unit aims to develop the ability to: appreciate the diversity and complexity of environmental issues, identify environmental impacts due to human activities, appreciate the range of stakeholders and their viewpoints in relation to particular issues, understand the necessary measures and associated problems in achieving effective sustainable environmental management and understand the principles and applications of sustainable development.

Assessment

Group presentation oral 20%, reflective journal and report 40%, topical issue essay 40%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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