Unit

School Of Science

Environmental Risk ManagementWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300858.2

Discipline: ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Samsul Huda


Equivalent Units
300284 - Environment Risk Management; 300532 - Agriculture Risk

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Successful completion of 120 credit points


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This unit examines the world of environmental risk management and will introduce students to environmental management systems including Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Auditing. The unit considers and examines the application of the precautionary principle in real world situations. Students will also be introduced to methods of quantitative risk assessment as applied to environmental and agricultural risks such as urban, peri-urban and rural growth; industrial and agricultural land use; contaminated land, and climate change.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Enclosed footwear for field visit


Courses
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2786.1Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
2786.2Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
2786.3Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
3671.1Bachelor of Natural Science (Environmental Management)CONTINUING
3671.2Bachelor of Natural Science (Environmental Management)CONTINUING
3672.1Bachelor of Natural Science (Environment and Health)CONTINUING
3675.4Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
3677.2Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences)CONTINUING
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Specialisations

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