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SHD301 - Creating Sustainable Futures

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Trimester 3: Warrnambool
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Janine McBurnie

Prerequisite:

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

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

SHD201

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 February 2016 at the Warrnambool campus.

Content

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.

Assessment

Group oral presentation 30%, individual journal (minimum 8 journal entries) 40%, individual report (minimum 1500 words) 30%

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