Unit

School Of Science

Sustainable EnvironmentsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 301409.1

Discipline: ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Mark Tjoelker


Assumed Knowledge
Students will be expected to apply previous knowledge in ecology and environmental assessment.


Prerequisite
300839 Ecology

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must successfully compelte 40 credit points at Level 2


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
As a student in Sustainable Environments you will synthesize and apply your knowledge about how ecological systems are responding to human impacts in the Anthropocene and how adaptation and mitigation can moderate these impacts. You will demonstrate knowledge of the role of biological and physical processes in provision of ecosystem services. You will apply analytical skills to identify sustainable solutions in social-ecological systems. You will incorporate social and cultural contexts, including relevant Aboriginal perspectives, in communicating science-based knowledge related to the United Nations sustainable development goals in an independent, problem-based sustainability project.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Students will require enclosed footwear for field work, as well as lab coats and personal protective equipment for working in the environmental laboratories on campus.


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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