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SHD301 - Creating Sustainable Futures

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Trimester 3: Warrnambool
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Janine McBurnie


Must have completed 6 credit point units at Level 2 or higher



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Trimester 2: 3 hours per week of seminars, 1 hour class per week. Trimester 3: Students are required to attend 1 x 6 day intensive seminars/classes in late January or early February at the Warrnambool campus.  Dates for the Trimester 3 intensive are to be confirmed.


Students will work in a multidisciplinary team to draw on their respective fields of knowledge and background to address current and future environmental problems as they impact on human, natural and built environments. These issues addressed include climate change, consumerism, peak oil and models for sustainability.

The unit entails activity based learning, opportunities for creative expression and employment preparation relevant to the student’s area of study.


Group oral presentation 30%, individual journal (minimum 8 journal entries completed, and 5 entries submitted for assessment) 40%, individual report (minimum 1500 words) 30%

Unit Fee Information

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