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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2011
Coordinator(s)Wendy Stubbs


This unit provide students with exposure to current and topical case studies on a range of leading edge environmental sustainability issues in Australia.


Upon satisfactory completion of this subject, students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge and comprehension and to critically evaluate key theories, concepts, tools and techniques in a specified specialist field;
  2. demonstrate an ability to apply these theories, concepts, tools and techniques in an appropriate context;
  3. further enhance communication, problem solving and critical thinking capabilities.

Contact hours

4 days of lectures, tutorials/practical or fieldwork.

One 2-hour lecture per week.
Up to five 2-hour tutorials/practicals spread across the semester.

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Australian studies
Geography and environmental science (ARTS)
Social and community welfareSociology
Sustainability, environment and society