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Unit name Political Ecologies of Development
Unit code KGA308
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences
Discipline Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences
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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit you will be able to:

1. inquire into questions of political ecology (i.e. social power in environmental systems) to develop integrated, evidence-based knowledge about justice, sustainability and development;

2. investigate the political ecology of energy, food and water resources in diverse places to identify root problems and transformative paths towards just and sustainable forms of development;

3. communicate political ecology insights through critical, reflective, dialogical, creative, persuasive and ethical forms of academic and professional writing and speaking.




    (25% level 200 KGA) or (25% level 200 in Social Science or Life Science or Environmental Science or Humanities or Law or Education or Design or Business)


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


Teaching Pattern

2-hr seminar and 1-hr tutorial weekly


AT1: Critical Inquiry Portfolio  (40%)

AT2: Research Project (35%)

AT3 Take-Home Examination (25%)

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