Unit

School Of Social Sciences

Development and SustainabilityWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101572.3

Discipline: SOCIOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Julie Wen


Equivalent Units
101338 Peace, Sustainability and World Futures

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Spring  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 Spring  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
The unit introduces the basic concepts relating to sustainability and development, and explores their relevance to real-world situation at the local, national, and global levels. The causes of unsustainability as well as their short-term and long-term effects on society and the environment will be evaluated. Students will analyse, using appropriate sustainability indicators and social change theories, a social change initiative (i.e., program, project, policy) designed to integrate the socio-economic, cultural and environmental dimensions of sustainability within the context of a specific developmental focus (e.g. poverty alleviation, gender equality, human/social development, heritage conservation, biodiversity, tourism, green accounting, sustainable livelihoods). Students will engage in problem-based learning skills in order to critically analyse and discuss current issues in development, and provide solutions to sustainability.


Courses
1655.7Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CONTINUING
1655.8Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CONTINUING
1655.9Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CURRENT
1664.2Bachelor of Tourism ManagementCONTINUING
1664.4Bachelor of Tourism ManagementCONTINUING
1664.5Bachelor of Tourism ManagementCONTINUING
1664.6Bachelor of Tourism ManagementCONTINUING
1664.7Bachelor of Tourism ManagementCURRENT
1665.2Bachelor of Community WelfareCONTINUING
1667.1Bachelor of Social ScienceCONTINUING
1667.2Bachelor of Social ScienceCONTINUING
1667.3Bachelor of Social ScienceCONTINUING
1667.4Bachelor of Social ScienceCURRENT
1706.3Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
1706.4Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
1711.1Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)CONTINUING
1711.2Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)CURRENT
1732.1Bachelor of Planning (Pathway to Master of Urban Management and Planning)CONTINUING
1732.2Bachelor of Planning (Pathway to Master of Urban Management and Planning)CURRENT
1733.1Bachelor of Social Science (Advanced)CURRENT
1735.1Bachelor of Humanitarian and Development StudiesCURRENT
1807.1Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Social ScienceCONTINUING
1807.2Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Social ScienceCURRENT
1808.1Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social ScienceCONTINUING
1808.2Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social ScienceCONTINUING
1808.3Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social ScienceCURRENT
1818.2Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
1818.3Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
1842.1Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
2786.1Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
2786.2Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
2786.3Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
3654.3Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
6005.1Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
6005.2Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
6005.3Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
6023.1Diploma in Social Science/Bachelor of Social ScienceCURRENT
6027.1Diploma in Social Science/Bachelor of Humanitarian and Development StudiesCURRENT
6037.1Diploma in Business/Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
6037.2Diploma in Business/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT


Specialisations

M1020.1Peace and Development StudiesCONTINUING
M1075.1Peace and Development StudiesCONTINUING
M1083.1Peace and Development StudiesCURRENT
M1096.1Human Rights, Protection and DevelopmentCURRENT
M1107.1Sustainable DevelopmentCURRENT
SM1028.1Peace and Development StudiesCONTINUING
SM1095.1Peace and Development StudiesCONTINUING
SM1102.1Peace and Development StudiesCURRENT




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