SLE207 - Environmental Planning and Impact Assessment


2021 unit information

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


EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in A300, D305, D310, D311, D312, D330, D385, D391, S398


SLE103 or SLE121



Incompatible with:

SEV318, SQE315 and SLE319

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

1 x 2 hour class per week, 3 x 2 hour seminars per trimester, 1 x 2 hour seminar (online) per trimester, 2 x 5 hour field trips per trimester.


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.  The unit also examines environmental impact assessment techniques and the role of impact assessment in the planning system.

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