School Of Science

Environmental Risk ManagementWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300858.2


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
300284 - Environment Risk Management; 300532 - Agriculture Risk

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Successful completion of 120 credit points

About this Unit
This unit examines the world of environmental risk management and will introduce students to environmental management systems including Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Auditing. The unit considers and examines the application of the precautionary principle in real world situations. Students will also be introduced to methods of quantitative risk assessment as applied to environmental and agricultural risks such as urban, peri-urban and rural growth; industrial and agricultural land use; contaminated land, and climate change.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Enclosed footwear for field visit

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