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SLE319 - Environmental Planning - Catchments to Coast

Unit details

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

SQE315

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Adam Pope

Prerequisite:

Must have completed a minimum of 8 SLE-coded units

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour seminar per week.

Content

Careful planning is essential to ensure sustainable management of both aquatic and terrestrial environments. SLE319 provides students with foundation knowledge in environmental planning by introducing them to planning legislation, government planning responsibilities, planning procedures and public participation. Students will explore real-world application of planning for environmental protection through local case studies. Environmental planning techniques, such as environmental impact assessments, will be examined and skills in using these techniques will be developed and tested. These skills are vital for application when providing environmental protection through the planning process. Particular emphasis in the unit will be on regional planning for offshore and coastal marine environments and the linkages between these and environments of water catchments. While undertaking this unit students will be expected to prioritize tasks and manage their time appropriately; demonstrate their written communication skills; use local case studies to collect, analyse, assess and make judgements regarding environmental impacts of proposals; demonstrate a sound knowledge in environmental planning; and collaborate with other students to explore and solve environmental planning problems.

Assessment

Case study report 25%, environmental effects statement 30%, practical tasks 15%, examination 30%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1114$1114$4359$5005

* 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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