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SLE207 - Environmental Planning and Impact Assessment

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:

SQE202

Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in S398

Unit chair:K Miller
Prerequisite:

SLE103 or SLE121

Incompatible with:

SEV318, SQE315, SLE319

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week, 7 x 4 hour practicals over 12 week trimester

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

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.

Assessment

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

Unit Fee Information

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Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

8th June 2007