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Area/Catalogue
CIVE 4038

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
151721

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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 introduction to global environmental issues, environmental model development and assessment of model limitations.  The course also aims to provide a practical overview of ethical, legal and political issues that influence best practice environmental management of engineered developments and engineering works and gives students an opportunity to investigate an environmental engineering design in detail.

Course content

The course offers a theoretical background in fundamental global environmental problems, including calculation-based analysis and model development and critique.  It also provides an industry-led overview of practical issues that influence environmental management, and a group project investigating and reporting on the design of a novel engineered environment.  The core topics to be covered are: (i) Environmental Fundamentals and Modelling; (ii) Environmental Protection and Remediation; and (iii) Design of Engineered Environments.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
CIVE 2010 Introduction to Water Engineering

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 3 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 1 hour x 13 weeks
Field Placement N/A x N/A
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Lecture 33 hours x Over two weeks
Computer Practical 22 hours x Over two 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, MAWSON LAKES
Problem solving exercise Spreadsheet calculations 50% N/A
Quiz calculation based 20% N/A
Group project Spreadsheet calculations 30% N/A
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Problem solving exercise Spreadsheet calculations 50% N/A
Group project Spreadsheet calculations 30% N/A
Quiz calculation based 20% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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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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