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EV5001 - Environmental and Regional Planning

[Offered in odd-numbered years in JCU Singapore. ]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

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 physical environment are part of this focus.

Learning Outcomes

  • specialised working knowledge and advanced comprehension of the main principles of sustainable development including environmental, regional and resource planning;
  • the ability to critically review, analyse and evaluate planning documents (eg. site plans and management plans);
  • the ability to produce reports that apply knowledge of broader environmental and regional policy;
  • the ability to select, organise and consolidate complex information based upon advanced comprehension of a body of specialised knowledge and theoretical concepts and to communicate it effectively, accurately, coherently and creatively to varying audiences;
  • the ability to exercise critical thinking and high level independent judgement in undertaking various components of the planning process (eg. planning objectives, environmental assessments, community involvement, report writing).

Subject Assessment

  • other exams (30%)
  • quizzes or tests (20%)
  • field trip based project (50%).
Prerequisites: Acceptance into postgraduate program or permission of HoS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EV3001

Availabilities

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Face to face teaching (Field Trip, face to face teaching dates TBA)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 16 hours - on line delivery
  • 32 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Face to face teaching (Field Trip, face to face teaching dates TBA)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 16 hours - on line delivery
  • 32 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 03-Dec-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 48 hours - Combined teaching and fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study

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.