This unit develops knowledge and skills relating to sustainability; land use planning including health impact assessment (HIA) and environmental impact assessment (EIA); air, water and environmental noise pollution; contaminated land; waste management; and environmental management systems (EMS). Contemporary environmental protection and management issues are also explored in the context of potentially polluting industries.
|Unit name||Environmental Management and Protection|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
|Coordinator||Ms Belinda Davies|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Apply the principles of sustainability in environmental health practice.
- Assess the environmental health impacts of proposed development and describe environmental and health impact assessment processes.
- Apply knowledge of sustainable development principles in built environment, land use and other environment development applications.
- Apply environmental management strategies to manage risks associated with contaminated land use, hazardous substance exposures, pollutants and water and waste management.
- Apply management planning, implementation and communication skills and knowledge in environmental management and protection practice contexts.
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Blended - mix of on-campus and online.
6 x 1 hour online tutorial
2-day intensive workshop which includes fieldwork
|Assessment||Critically Appraised Topic (20%)|Field Report (30%)|Scenario (50%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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