SLE308 - Policy Instruments for Sustainability

Year:

2020 unit information

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

SQE302

EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite: Any two level 2 units
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

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

Content

Topics to be addressed in this unit include, the interaction of policy at the international, national, state, local and industry levels; the roles and responsibilities of individuals, community groups, industry, institutions and various levels of government and authorities in policy processes; the role of political and social factors in the development of policy; the range of processes which lead to policy formulation and implementation; the use of educational, economic and regulatory policy instruments to achieve environmental goals; evaluation of the effectiveness of policies; techniques for conducting environmental audits; use of life cycle analysis as a decision making tool; implementation of environmental management systems.

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