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SHD701 - Creating Sustainable Futures

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)*

Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)*

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Janine McBurnie





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Students are required to attend 3 x 1 week intensive seminars per trimester via community-based delivery (CBD).


* Enrolment in this unit is handled by the Institute of Koorie Education.


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.  Teaching will be conducted in a variety of mediums including classes, seminars and small group work.


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

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