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EV3001 - Environmental and Regional Planning

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: Sch of Earth & Environmental Sciences (pre 2015)

This subject focuses on the concepts and processes of environmental and regional planning and design. Human perceptions of environments, community participation and the process of designing/ planning for an acceptable balance between human use and the physical environment are part of this focus.

Learning Outcomes

  • a broad working knowledge and comprehension of the main principles of sustainable development, including environmental, regional and resource processes;
  • the ability to produce basic environmental plans that apply knowledge of broader environmental and regional policy;
  • the ability to produce basic environmental plans that apply knowledge of broader environmental and regional policy;
  • the ability to apply principles underpinning the main types of plan making processes and implementation techniques, including strategic, regional, environmental and management planning;
  • the ability to utilise key processes of government relevant to environmental and regional planning, to achieve sustainable development outcomes.
Prerequisites: AT LEAST 12 CREDIT POINTS OF LEVEL 2 SUBJECTS INCLUDING 6 CREDIT POINTS OF LEVEL 2 EV
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EV5001 TG4601 TG5601

Availabilities

Cairns, Limited, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Face to face teaching 28-Mar-2014 to 31-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Sharon Harwood
Workload expectations:
  • 16 hours - on line delivery
  • 32 hours fieldwork
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); quizzes or tests (20%); field trip based project (50%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.