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Australian Environmental Policy

Enrolment code: HSD230/330

Offered: Hobart: semester 1, Launceston: semester 1 [by video-link]

Special note: unit may be taken as part of a Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies major

Unit description:

Introduces students to the dynamics that shape environmental policy in contemporary Australia and to aspects of environmental policy. The relationship between capitalism and environmental protection is considered in the context of recent disputes between economic and environmental concerns. The role and capacities of the state in relation to environmental policy are considered, and the pattern of Australian environmental policy is examined through case studies.

Staff Dr K Crowley For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2 lectures weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly (13 wks) Timetable
Prerequisites 25% at level 100 in Public Policy or Political Science or equiv  
Mutual exclusions HSA263/363  
Assessment mode 2,500–3,000-word essay (40%), 1,000-word paper (20%), 2-hr end-of-sem exam (40%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Majors: [Discipline and school information] Public Policy
Political Science
Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Social Science
Bachelor of Social Science (Police Studies)
Bachelor of Science (Natural Environment and Wilderness Management)
Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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