Courses & Units

Planning and Managing for Climate Change KGA518

Note:

This unit is only available by distance mode

Introduction

This on-line unit provides a foundation for advanced studies in planning and management for climate change. Development of professional competencies in this field is a core objective. The unit consists of modules that introduce students to basic climate adaptation knowledge including climate science, impacts and scenarios; systems thinking; mitigation; adaptation concepts and strategies; mitigation/adaptation relationships; and adaptation and sustainable development and governance dimensions of climate change. Case studies explore aspects of climate change in relation to coastal, urban and natural resources systems. Students are provided with opportunities to gain experience with climate adaptation planning and management skills in problem-based learning exercises.

Summary

Unit name Planning and Managing for Climate Change
Unit code KGA518
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences
Discipline Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences
Coordinator

TBC

Teaching staff

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
050900 $1,987.0 $1,987.0 not applicable $5,566.0

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Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Printed package of resources, internet-based resources, and up to 3 days of on-campus exercises and seminars

Assessment

4000 word report (45%), 3000 words interactive on-line postings (30%), group seminar presentation (25%)

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