Courses & Units

Environmental Impact Assessment KGA581

Hobart

Introduction

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. The unit emphasises the practical aspects of environmental management for Tasmanian, Australian and international contexts. The unit is intended for students who are interested in or plan to work in environmental management or a related field.

Summary

Unit name Environmental Impact Assessment
Unit code KGA581
Credit points 25
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences
Discipline Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences
Coordinator Doctor Emma Pharo
Teaching staff Doctor David (Dave) Kendal
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the main EIA pathways, legislation, and actors in Tasmania.
  • Create realistic recommendations using environmental knowledge and EIA process to make recommendations about environmental outcomes.
  • Evaluate the social-political context of environmental impact assessment to advise on stakeholder management and possible environmental outcomes.
  • Design a module of content by working as a group and project managing to present a case study to the third-year cohort.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
050999 $2,005.00 $2,005.00 not applicable $5,566.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 1-hour online lecture, 1 x 2-hour on campus or online workshops per week. Two fieldtrips to support case studies. 

AssessmentTest or quiz (20%)|Assignment (30%)|Assignment (25%)|Presentation (25%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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