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SLE201 - Society and Environment

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Cloud (online)*

Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:

SQA201

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Kelly Miller

Prerequisite:

SLE103 or SLE121

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in M348, S393, S398.  Please note that entry to this unit for all other students is via application and requires approval of the Unit Chair.

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.  Students are also required to attend 1 x 1 hour class per week at the Burwood (Melbourne) campus.

Content

This unit takes an holistic approach to the social and institutional context of the environmental sciences, examining environmental issues from the perspectives of government, industry, communities and individuals. Social research methods are explained and assessed; and the human dimensions (values, attitudes, behaviours) of environmental issues are examined. Tools and strategies for fostering environmentally sustainable behaviours, resolving environmental conflicts and disputes and participating effectively in decision-making processes are examined. Key themes will be developed and explored using case studies drawn from Australia and overseas.

Assessment

Social research project 35%, behaviour change program 35%, online discussion 10%, online test 20%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$782$782$2409$2592

* 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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