Unit

School Of Engineering, Design And Built Environment

Designing for Circular Economy (Advanced)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 301293.2

Discipline: OTHER ENGINEERING AND RELATED TECHNOLOGIES

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Sasha Alexander


Assumed Knowledge
Sufficient practical knowledge and skills in sustainable design and/or materials related life cycle is desirable.


Equivalent Units
300306 Sustainable Design: Sustainable Futures

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must have completed 100 credit points


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2022 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2022 Spring  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
Societies today face up to considerable challenges around the sustainable use of human and physical resources. According to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030 (UNSDGs) there are certainly rewards for professions that carefully consider current, evolving and future systems with a view of providing an integrated response to the sustainable use of resources in local, city-based or regional built environments. This unit requires students to develop an evidence-based sustainable design proposal through the evaluation of value streams, circular economy impacts, and self-prioritised UNSDGs targets with a view to commercialise. Students will develop a Futures Strategy report on their design challenge informed by industry or community based observations.


Courses
3691.6Bachelor of Engineering ScienceCURRENT
3729.2Bachelor of Design and TechnologyCONTINUING
3729.3Bachelor of Design and TechnologyCONTINUING
3729.4Bachelor of Design and TechnologyCURRENT
3730.2Bachelor of Industrial DesignCONTINUING
3730.3Bachelor of Industrial DesignCONTINUING
3730.4Bachelor of Industrial DesignCURRENT
3731.2Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours)CONTINUING
3731.3Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours)CONTINUING
3731.4Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours)CURRENT
3771.1Bachelor of Engineering Advanced (Honours)CURRENT


Specialisations

KT3173.1Mechanical EngineeringCURRENT
M3124.1Design Management and EntrepreneurshipCURRENT
MT3054.1Mechanical EngineeringCURRENT
SM3110.1Responsible Design and SustainabilityCURRENT




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