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SLE207 - Environmental Planning and Impact Assessment

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:


EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in S398

Unit chair:

Kelly Miller


SLE103 or SLE121



Incompatible with:

SEV318, SQE315, SLE319

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week, 6 x 4 hour practicals per trimester


This unit provides an introduction to land use planning and environmental impact assessment. In particular, the unit examines strategic and statutory planning for sustainable cities, nature conservation, industry and heritage, examining current roles and responsibilities of government agencies, interest groups and communities at international, national and local levels. Current legislative and administrative procedures in Victoria are evaluated and compared with procedures in other states and countries. The unit also examines environmental impact assessment techniques and the role of impact assessment in the planning system.


Class test 30%, three assignments (25%, 25%, 20%) 70%

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