Courses & Units

Environmental Impact Assessment KGA581

Hobart

Introduction

This unit provides an introduction to legal, administrative, social and scientific aspects of environmental impact assessment, environmental auditing, environmental management systems and related environmental management tools. The unit emphasises the practical aspects of environmental management for Tasmanian, Australian and international contexts. The unit is intended for students who are interested in or plan to work in environmental management or a related field.

Summary

Unit name Environmental Impact Assessment
Unit code KGA581
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
Discipline Geography and Spatial Sciences
Coordinator

Emma Pharo

Teaching staff

Dave Kendal

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 15/7/2019 9/8/2019 2/9/2019 20/10/2019

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.

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Learning Outcomes

ILO 1 describe and apply the process of EIA including relevant legislation, actors and institutions

ILO 2 reflect on the wider socio-political context of EIA

ILO 3 explain when and how to apply a variety of additional environmental decision-making tools

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2019: $2,339.00 2019: $5,378.00 050999

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

KGA381

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 X 50 minute lecture weekly and 1 x 50 minute workshop weekly.  A fieldtrip will be scheduled in Week 5.

Assessment

Online discussion 30%, individual report 30%, workshops and presentation 40%

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Textbooks

RequiredNone
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