Sustainability

Units of study table

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
Core Unit
All students must complete the core unit.
SUST5001
Introduction to Sustainability
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
Additional Core Units
Students in the Graduate Certificate must complete one additional core unit (6 credit points).
Students in the Graduate Diploma and the Masters must complete five additional core units (30 credit points).
Students may take additional core units as electives units.
SUST5002
Food and Water Security
6    C SUST5001
Semester 2
SUST5003
Energy and Resources
6    C SUST5001
Semester 1
SUST5004
Populations and Health
6    C SUST5001
Semester 2
SUST5005
Policy and Sustainability
6    C SUST5001
Intensive September
SUST5006
Sustainability: Business and Leadership
6    C SUST5001
Semester 1
PHYS5031
Ecological Econ & Sustainable Analysis
6      Semester 1
Capstone Experience Units
Students in the Masters must complete 24 credit points of capstone experience.
SUST5007
Research Project A
24    P Any 36 credit points of the following: SUST5001, SUST5002, SUST5003, SUST5004, SUST5005, SUST5006, PHYS5031
N SUST5009, SUST5008
Semester 1
Semester 2
SUST5008
Research Project B
12    P Any 36 credit points of the following: SUST5001, SUST5002, SUST5003, SUST5004, SUST5005, SUST5006, PHYS5031
N SUST5007
Semester 1
Semester 2
SUST5009
Research Project C
12    P Any 36 credit points of the following: SUST5001, SUST5002, SUST5003, SUST5004, SUST5005, SUST5006, PHYS5031
N SUST5007
Semester 1
Semester 2
Elective Units
All students must complete two elective units (12 credit points).
Students may take additional core units as electives units.
AFNR5502
Remote Sensing, GIS and Land Management
6      Semester 2
AFNR5511
Soil Processes, Assessment & Management
6      Semester 1
AFNR5512
Water Management and Variable Climate
6    A UG Maths or Physics or Hydrology.
Semester 2
AFNR5801
Climate Change: Process, History, Issues
6    A A basic understanding of climate change processes and issues.
Semester 2
ARCH9080
Urban Ecology, Design and Planning
6    N PLAN9048
Semester 2
BETH5203
Ethics and Public Health
6    P A three-year undergraduate degree in science; medicine; nursing; allied health sciences; philosophy/ethics; sociology/anthropology; history; or other relevant field; or by special permission.
N BETH5206
Semester 2
DESC9147
Sustainable Building Design Principles
6      Semester 1
DESC9148
Sustainable Building Design Practice
6      Semester 2
DESC9201
Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)
6      Semester 2
DVST6904
Rethinking Poverty
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP6108
Economic Management for Sustainability

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6      Semester 2
EDPC5022
Design for Learning
6      Semester 1
EDPC5024
Systems, Change and Learning
6      Semester 2
ENVI5705
Ecological Principles
6    A This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level mathematics and understanding of basic statistics.
Semester 1
ENVI5708
Introduction to Environmental Chemistry
6      Semester 1
ENVI5801
Social Science of Environment
6      Semester 1
ENVI5809
Environmental Simulation Modelling
6    A This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level mathematics and understanding of basic statistics.
Semester 2a
ENVI5903
Sustainable Development
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive July
GEOG5001
Geographic Information Science A
6    A This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level mathematics and understanding of basic statistics.
Semester 1
GEOG5003
Environmental Remote Sensing

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6    A Knowledge or experience equivalent to GEOG5001 (Introduction to GIS)
Semester 1
GEOG5004
Environmental Mapping and Monitoring
6    A This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level mathematics and understanding of basic statistics.
Semester 2
GOVT6222
Australian Enviro Politics & Policy
6      Semester 1
GOVT6223
Topics in Environmental Politics
6      Semester 2
GOVT6135
Global Environmental Politics

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6      Semester 1
GOVT6316
Policy Making, Power and Politics
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT6331
Public Management and Governance
6      Semester 1
HPOL5000
Introduction to Health Policy
6      Semester 1
HPOL5007
Global Health Policy
6      Semester 2
IBUS5002
Strategy, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
6    N IBUS5001
Semester 1
Semester 2
IBUS6005
Ethical International Business Decisions
6      Semester 1
IBUS6011
New Business Opportunities and Startups
6    A IBUS5002, or completion of at least 24 credit points
N WORK6112, IBUS5011

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
IBUS6014
Intellectual Property Management
6    A IBUS5002, or completion of at least 24 credit points
Semester 1
IBUS6016
Social Entrepreneurship
6    A IBUS5002, or completion of at least 24 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive December
Intensive July
Semester 1
Summer Main
INFS5001
Project Management
6    N INFS6014
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Early
LAWS6061
International Environmental Law
6   

Students seeking further study in international environmental law may undertake LAWS6922 Advanced International Environmental Law.
Intensive May
LAWS6252
Legal Reasoning & the Common Law System
6    N LAWS6881


International students who are required to enrol in this unit must undertake classes during the first week of their study. Health Law and Public Health students should enrol in LAWS6881 Introduction to Law for Health Professionals in lieu of LAWS6252, if available. This unit is not available to MLawIntDev students who have been granted a reduced volume of learning. Students must attend all classes on the timetabled dates as prescribed for their enrolled session/group. An Absent Fail grade may be granted to students who fail to attend the correct session/group.
Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive March
Intensive September
MIPH5116
Culture, Health, Illness and Medicine
4      Semester 2
MKTG5001
Marketing Principles
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
NURS5002
Social Contexts of Health
6      Semester 1
PACS6914
Conflict-Resolving Media
6    N SCWK6935
Intensive March
PHYS5032
Techniques for Sustainability Analysis
6   

Minimum class size of 5 students.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PHYS5033
Environmental Footprints and IO Analysis
6   

Minimum class size of 5 students.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PHYS5034
Life Cycle Analysis
6   

Minimum class size of 5 students.
Semester 2
RSEC5431
Benefit Cost Analysis

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6      Semester 1
RSEC5432
Environmental Economics

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6      Semester 2
RSEC5433
Economics of Mineral & Energy Industries

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6      Semester 2
TPTM6470
Sustainable Transport & Logistic Systems

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6      Semester 1