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SLE320 - Resource Efficiency and Waste Management

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:

SQE308

EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Trevor Thornton

Prerequisite:

Any 2 level 2 units

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Intensive: Students are expected to attend an intensive mode short course taught over 5 days.

Content

Topics to be addressed in this unit include:

  • Regulatory controls on waste management
  • Techniques for conducting waste audits
  • Use of life cycle analysis as a decision making tool
  • Waste minimisation, reuse and recycling techniques
  • Cleaner production techniques
  • Waste management technologies
  • Municipal waste management
  • Development of waste management strategies
  • Implementation of waste management systems

Assessment

Practical assignment 10%, essay (2,000 words) 20%, scenario investigation (1,000 words) 10%, case study 40%, class test 20%. To be eligible to receive a mark for summative assessment task 4 (Case Study) students must complete and submit the provided risk assessment form (Off-Campus Activities Safe Work Method Statement) prior to undertaking the waste assessment at the selected organisation.

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$3696$3772

* 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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