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Sustainable development (4 points)


Leader: L Soste

Gippsland First semester 2003 (Day)
Malaysia First semester 2003 (Day)
Malaysia First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: This unit integrates the previous work on biological impacts (GSE2001) and sociological/economic impacts of engineering work (GSE3001) to lead engineers into the formulation and management of a multi-disciplinary team as a normal part of their project planning, design and implementation activity. A framework for sustainability in terms of achieving a long-term balance between competing economic, social and environmental needs will be developed.

Assessment: Preparation of two small-group case study reports: 50%+ two seminar presentations plus question and answer sessions: 10% each + Examination (2 hours): 30%

Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours, 1 hour supported self-learning, and 1 hour seminar/discussion group time per week (on-campus)

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