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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:

Kelly Miller

Prerequisite:

SLE103 or SLE121

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

SEV318, SQE315, SLE319

Contact hours:

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

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$4232$4859

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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