Sub-major - Social Ecology

Western Sydney University Sub-major Code: SM1068.1

This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.

The Social Ecology sub-major explores the rich diversity of relationships between the individual, society and environment. Social Ecology embraces a transdisciplinary approach to learning emphasising reflective thinking, criticality, creativity, participation and communication. Students develop skills in ecologically informed analysis, creative thinking and action, social and environmental relationships and transformative education with an emphasis on sustainability, social change and leadership. The sub-major in Social Ecology is available as an elective package to students across all degrees. Students may also choose any Social Ecology unit as a single elective.


Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Bankstown Campus Internal Dr Brenda Dobia
Penrith Campus Internal Dr Brenda Dobia

Sub-major Structure

Students may take out a Social Ecology sub-major by completing 40 Credit Points from the following pool of units.

101259 Learning and Creativity
101263 Education and Transformation
101663 Education for Sustainability
101569 Sustainable Futures
101874 Experiential Learning in Communities (ELC)

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