Courses & Units

Sustainability ZAS108

This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.


This subject introduces students to sustainability and the ‘bigger picture’ in which applied scientists work in industry. Students will learn to consider and assess the impacts of social, environmental and economic factors on business products and processes.


Unit name Sustainability
Unit code ZAS108
Credit points 6.25
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Science

Robin Katersky Barnes

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Teaching Pattern
  • Lectures online
  • Tutorials 1-2hrs per week
  • Workshops/field trips: up to 6 days per term
  • Review a product or process (relevant to chosen specialisation) using green principles (20%)
  • Use design thinking techniques in a collaborative environment to develop solutions to an industry problem (40%)
  • Presentation to simulated stakeholders (e.g. managers, council, investors) using oral or audio (40%)
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