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ADS717 - Sustainability and Development

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Offering information:

Trimester 2: Cloud (online) - Not offered 2016

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Ben Reid

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Note:

This unit is offered as a cloud (online) unit in CloudDeakin. Students will undertake online exercises, case studies, debates (using technology-based mediums) and student-led discussions. Students should undertake a minimum of 10 hours self-directed study per week.

Content

This unit consists of an enhanced CloudDeakin experience that engages with the issues of sustainability in development contexts.  The unit will explore the discourse of sustainability and how this is understood, thoerised and practiced in development programs and projects.  The unit will interrogate the importance of sustainability across policy and practice and the significance of working closely with affected communiteis in order to achieve sustainable outcomes that are meaningful to the people concerned. The key issue of cross cultural competency and engagement will be explored through the use of simulation exercises and case studies and how this can and has influenced outcomes in development.  Concepts such as complexity theory, sustainable development and ecological understandings will engage students in a critical debate on sustainability across diferent development contexts.

Assessment

Essays, 30% each, 1500 words x 2

Report, 40%, 2000 words

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$2318$3031

* 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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