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MMM233 - Business and the Environment

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

B Mitchell

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class and 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Cloud (Online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit explores how sustainability issues affect businesses, as well as the strategies that organisations can use to integrate environmental considerations into their planning. Students will be provided with an overview of environmental, social and economic issues affecting business decisions and operations. Applied academic research and case studies will be used to inform students of recent responses to sustainability. Students will have the opportunity to examine and critique both sustainable and unsustainable behaviours and practice in our society.

Assessment

Written assignment 1 1500 words 20%

Written assignment 2 3000 words 30%

Examination 2 hours 50%

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
$1305$1305$2753$2923

* 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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