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EV3001 - Environmental and Regional Planning

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
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 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 critically review and analyse planning documents (eg. site plans, management plans);
  • 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

Availabilities

Cairns, Limited, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Face to face teaching 22-Mar-2019 to 25-Mar-2019 (Field Trip)
Coordinator: Dr Sharon Harwood
Lecturers: Miss Sarah Arrowsmith, Dr Sharon Harwood.
Contact hours:
  • 16 hours - on line delivery
  • 32 hours fieldwork
Assessment: other exams (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.