Unit

School Of Science

Urban EnvironmentWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300860.2

Discipline: ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Michelle Ryan


Equivalent Units
300789 - Urban Environment

Incompatible Units
LW212A - Environmental Health Law; 300471 - Urban Development Systems; 300704 - Healthy Built Environments

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Successful completion of 120 credit points


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This unit explores the relationships between community, the natural environment and government within an urban context through considering how housing and urban development can influence population health. Concepts explored include "healthy housing", "active living" "safety by design" and "energy efficiency". Through a combination of case studies and practical field experience, students will develop the skills and knowledge appropriate to assessing the "healthiness" and sustainability of urban environments. The unit examines methods of construction and building regulation aimed at the preservation of health and amenity.


Courses
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
3680.3Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)CONTINUING
6003.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of Natural ScienceCONTINUING
6037.1Diploma in Business/Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
6037.2Diploma in Business/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT


Specialisations

M3050.1Environmental ManagementCONTINUING
M4009.1Environment and SustainabilityCURRENT
SM3046.1Sustainable Environmental ManagementCONTINUING
SM3079.1Environmental ManagementCONTINUING




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