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Unit details

EAD104 - Work and the Sustainable Society

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:0.250
Unit chair:E Charlton
Campus contact:

Deakin Learning Centres TBA


Students must be enrolled in A200 or A200T course



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

6 hours per week


This unit will focus on labour force and work issues, and how these relate to sustainability. You will be asked to consider sustainability from a number of different perspectives, at a personal, organisational, community and global level. Your analysis of sustainability will be applied to regional case studies of workplaces. In considering sustainability and sustainable workplaces you will be presented with topics such as food, water, energy, transport and community. The integration of career planning in this unit will help you research, compare and contrast a range of career options.


Sustainability log (individual), 20%

Workplace sustainability investigation plan (group), 20%

Workplace sustainability investigation (group task, 3200 words per group), 40%

Career reflection (individual), 20%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* 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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