Unit

School Of Science

Environmental Planning and Climate ChangeWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300840.2

Discipline: ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Ian Wright


Equivalent Units
300629 - Environmental Planning; 300783 - Environmental Planning & Climate Change

Incompatible Units
300704 - Healthy Built Environments

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This unit is an introduction to environmental planning in local and state government and in particular the role of planning in protecting the natural environment, enhancing population health and/or encouraging sustainable development practices. Students focus on goal-setting for environmental protection and then explore how planning policy can assist with achieving these goals. Current metropolitan planning and strategy is examined using the Metropolitan Strategy for Sydney as the primary case study. The unit scopes environmental planning policies introduced by state, local and Commonwealth governments to adapt to climate induced impacts on the environment and on community health and well being.


Courses
2786.1Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
2786.2Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
2786.3Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
3669.2Bachelor of Natural Science (Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security)CONTINUING
3670.1Bachelor of Natural Science (Animal Science)CONTINUING
3671.1Bachelor of Natural Science (Environmental Management)CONTINUING
3671.2Bachelor of Natural Science (Environmental Management)CONTINUING
3672.1Bachelor of Natural Science (Environment and Health)CONTINUING
3673.1Bachelor of Medical ScienceCONTINUING
3673.2Bachelor of Medical ScienceCONTINUING
3677.2Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences)CONTINUING
3680.3Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)CONTINUING
3681.2Bachelor of Science (Zoology)CONTINUING
3726.1Bachelor of Sustainable Agriculture and Food SecurityCONTINUING
3726.2Bachelor of Sustainable Agriculture and Food SecurityCONTINUING
3726.3Bachelor of Sustainable Agriculture and Food SecurityCURRENT
3729.3Bachelor of Design and TechnologyCONTINUING
3730.3Bachelor of Industrial DesignCONTINUING
3731.3Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours)CONTINUING
6002.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of Medical ScienceCONTINUING
6002.2Diploma in Science/Bachelor of Medical ScienceCONTINUING
6003.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of Natural ScienceCONTINUING
6037.1Diploma in Business/Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
6037.2Diploma in Business/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT


Specialisations

M3050.1Environmental ManagementCONTINUING
M3122.1Sustainable FuturesCURRENT
M4008.1Global Climate ChangeCURRENT
M4009.1Environment and SustainabilityCURRENT
M4013.1Natural ScienceCONTINUING
M4014.1Social SciencesCONTINUING
M4015.1BusinessCONTINUING
M4016.1Natural ScienceCURRENT
M4017.1Social SciencesCURRENT
M4018.1BusinessCURRENT
SM3046.1Sustainable Environmental ManagementCONTINUING
SM3048.1Climate ChangeCONTINUING
SM3079.1Environmental ManagementCONTINUING
SM3106.1Sustainable FuturesCURRENT




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