Unit

School Of Science

Introduction to Environmental ScienceWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 301407.1

Discipline: ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Elise Pendall


Teaching Periods

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

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About this Unit
Students learn how biology, chemistry and the physical sciences interact to regulate environmental processes in natural and built environments. They will evaluate concepts of sustainability and resilience and apply these perspectives to understand how human actions can alter the natural world. Students will use interdisciplinary approaches, including field studies, to investigate environmental processes and evaluate specific environmental challenges. Local and global environmental issues, sustainability, resilience and stewardship will be explored across diverse social and ecological contexts.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Suitable clothing and footwear for field trip activity.


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

MT3043.1Sustainable Environmental FuturesCURRENT




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