SLE121 - Environmental Sustainability

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as:

SQE121

EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

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

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1 hour scheduled online workshop per week.

Content

The aim of SLE121 is to examine the scientific, social and cultural factors that are all integral components of Environmental Sustainability, on International, National and Local scales. This will necessitate a review of what definitions of sustainability there are and how they inter-relate in regards to environmental, social and economic management. The unit aims to develop the ability to: appreciate the diversity and complexity of environmental issues, identify environmental impacts due to human activities, appreciate the range of stakeholders and their viewpoints in relation to particular issues, understand the necessary measures and associated problems in achieving effective sustainable environmental management and understand the principles and applications of sustainable development.

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