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Area/Catalogue
ENVT 5007

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
100691

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Natural and Built Environments

Course aim

To provide students with an appreciation of their capacity to contribute to a more sustainable future in terms of environmental integrity, economic viability, and a just society for present and future generations.

Course content

The course will examine current readings and topics in sustainability. Students will be assigned readings for class discussion, attend lectures by guest speakers, prepare and present a case study on sustainability, and summarize their knowledge in the form of a professional paper (essay).

Textbook(s)

Costanza, R (ed.), Kubiszewski, I (ed.) 2014, Creating a Sustainable and Desirable Future: Insights from 45 Global Thought Leaders, World Scientific, eBook

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 1 hour x 12 weeks
Workshop 2 hours x 12 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Reflective journal 1500 words 30% N/A
Group presentation 1000 words 30% N/A
Professional paper 2000 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Natural and Built Environments

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