Unit

School Of Science

Environmental Planning, Policy & RegulationWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 301403.1

Discipline: ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Ian Wright


Assumed Knowledge
It is expected that the students will have completed some level 1 units that have some environmental content


Equivalent Units
300840 Environmental Planning and Climate Change 300841 Environmental Regulations and Policy

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Spring  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - COMPOSITE  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit is an introduction to environmental planning and environmental regulations in local and state governments. It covers the role of planning and enforcement of regulations in protecting the natural environment, enhancing public health and/or encouraging sustainable development practices. Students become familiar with the key legislation for environmental protection and then explore how planning and regulations can assist with achieving optimal environmental outcomes. Current planning and regulations are examined using urban development and planning in Sydney as the primary case study. The unit includes key environmental planning policies and important legislation used by state, local and Commonwealth governments to protect the natural and built environment and to protect public health.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Outdoor attire for field-work activities


Courses
2743.11Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
3754.1Bachelor of ScienceCURRENT
3756.1Bachelor of Science (Pathway to Teaching Primary/Secondary)CURRENT
3757.1Bachelor of Advanced ScienceCURRENT
3763.1Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
3764.1Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of International StudiesCURRENT
4748.3Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
6043.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of ScienceCURRENT


Specialisations

MT3018.1Environmental FuturesCONTINUING
MT3031.1Environmental HealthCURRENT




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