School Of Science

Resource SustainabilityWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300810.2


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Basic biological science and an understanding of referencing

Equivalent Units
300663 - Resource Sustainability, 700099 - Resource Sustainability (WSTC)

About this Unit
Resource sustainability deals with the local, national, and global sustainability issues concerning human interactions with the environment. The unit uses current resource issues and scientific concepts to provide the practical and theoretical information needed for students to think critically about environmental issues and to contribute to the sustainable management of natural and built environments. Students will also learn how science and society interact in the management of resources. Using the concept of ecologically sustainable development as a foundation, students will use critical thinking skills to research a resource issue of their choice at the local, national and/or international level. Students will communicate their research using new mediaexploring the issue and make recommendations for improving sustainability.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Enclosed footwear

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