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Area/Catalogue
CIVE 5067

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
101309

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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 an understanding of the rationale for management of water quality and resources in urban and rural environments and the methods that can be used.

Course content

The nature of water systems; water quality; human perceptions and values.
Identifying and assessing the problems of water systems. Determining impacts on water systems; monitoring; modelling and forecasting.
Solutions to water system problems. Investigation methodologies, risk assessment and communication, solutions – planning and administrative aspects; Solutions – engineering, social and financial matters.
Review of current research and media articles on recent advances of water quality and resources management systems.

Textbook(s)

Environment Protection Authority 2013, Water Quality Management: State of the Environment for South Australia, The Government of South Australia

Prerequisite(s)

A basic understanding of hydrology is advisable.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, DISTANCE EDUCATION
External N/A 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
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Review 1500 words 30% N/A
Case study 1500 words 30% N/A
Report 1500 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
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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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