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SLE319 - Environmental Planning - Catchments to Coast

Unit details

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


EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Adam Pope


Must have completed a minimum of 8 SLE-coded units



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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


Careful planning is essential to ensure sustainable management of both aquatic and terrestrial environments. This unit covers the principles of environmental protection as achieved through the planning process with particular emphasis on regional planning for offshore and coastal marine environments and links to catchments. Key topics in the unit include strategic planning, statutory planning and environmental impact assessment. The unit will provide a foundation in environmental planning by introducing students to planning legislation, government planning responsibilities, planning procedures and public participation. Through the use of local case studies the unit is designed to provide real world application of planning for environmental protection. Environmental planning techniques, such as environmental impact assessments, will be examined and skills in using these techniques will be developed.


Assignments (1 x 25%, 1 x 30%) 55%, practical work 15%, examination 30%.

Unit Fee Information

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

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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