Courses & Units

Environmental Impact Assessment KGA381

Hobart

Note:

This interdisciplinary unit is available as an elective and is suitable for students with backgrounds including (but not limited to) Science, English, Government, History, Law, Management, Psychology and/or Sociology.

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. We cover the practical aspects of environmental management for Tasmanian, Australian and international contexts. There is a strong focus on job-readiness for people who plan to work in environmental management, environmental planning or a related field. This unit combines well with disciplinary training in areas such as law, geology, biological sciences, and social sciences.

Summary

Unit name Environmental Impact Assessment
Unit code KGA381
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
Discipline Geography and Spatial Sciences
Coordinator

Dr Emma Pharo

Teaching staff

Dr Dave Kendal

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
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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

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2018: $1,148.00 2018: $2,599.00 050901

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Requisites

Prerequisites

25 credit points at intermediate level

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

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

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 2 hr workshop weekly; 4 hour field trip; 20 hours of flexibly delivered practicals

Assessment

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

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Textbooks

Required

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