Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
Do you want to participate in transformations for a better world? Do you want to know how to make a difference? In this unit, you will learn ways to do this, by drawing on a framework that assembles the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals into 6 organised groups. The framework is in line with the latest global efforts and will help you contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, and a just, and sustainable world by 2050. You will assess environmental, social and economic implications, evaluate approaches to sustainability and analyse and communicate information to aid decision-making. Topics covered include ecological footprints, education, health, energy, sustainable food production, land, water and oceans, sustainable cities and communities, and digital transformation. You will learn why we need to rethink and redesign the way we make and consume things, while examining success stories along the way. As immediate and ambitious action is necessary to achieve a sustainable future, you will explore, ‘how are we going to get there?’ as well as your own role in contributing to change.
Robin Katersky Barnes
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Term 4||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International||Domestic Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Term 4||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Use relevant discipline tools and techniques to identify and assess the environmental, social and economic implications for a sustainable world
- Describe and evaluate approaches to sustainability that allow us to rethink and redesign production and consumption
- Analyse and communicate information to support decision-making for sustainable outcomes
- Reflect on your own role and approaches to practice that contribute to achieving the sustainable development goals
- Apply practice and discipline-based skills and knowledge to communicate sustainability solutions or innovations
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $1,190.00||2020: $2,783.00||050999|
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AT1: eScan - contemporary issues for your specialisation (20%),
AT2: Photographic essay - Sustainable Process in an Emerging Economy (35%),
AT3: Industry Engagement Activity (45%)
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