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.
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.
|Unit name||Environmental Impact Assessment|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
|Discipline||Geography and Spatial Sciences|
Dr Emma Pharo
Dr Dave Kendal
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $1,190.00||2020: $2,783.00||050901|
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.
25 credit points at intermediate level
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
1 x 2 hr workshop weekly; 4 hour field trip; 20 hours of flexibly delivered practicals
Online tasks 30%, individual report 30%, workshops and presentation 40%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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