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   

This unit of study involves essay-writing. Academic writing skills equivalent to HSC Advanced English or significant consultation via the Writing Hub is assumed.
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 elective units.
SUST5002
Food and Water Security
6    C SUST5001


This unit of study involves essay-writing. Academic writing skills equivalent to HSC Advanced English or significant consultation via the Writing Hub is assumed.
Semester 2
SUST5003
Energy and Resources
6    C SUST5001


This unit of study involves essay-writing. Academic writing skills equivalent to HSC Advanced English or significant consultation via the Writing Hub is assumed.
Semester 1
SUST5004
Sustainable Development and Population Health
6    C SUST5001


This unit of study involves essay-writing. Academic writing skills equivalent to HSC Advanced English or significant consultation via the Writing Hub is assumed.
Semester 2
SUST5005
Law, Policy and Sustainability
6    C SUST5001


This unit of study involves essay-writing. Academic writing skills equivalent to HSC Advanced English or significant consultation via the Writing Hub is assumed.
Intensive October
SUST5006
Sustainability: Business and Leadership
6    C SUST5001


This unit of study involves essay-writing. Academic writing skills equivalent to HSC Advanced English or significant consultation via the Writing Hub is assumed.
Semester 1
PHYS5031
Ecological Econ and 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 elective units.
AFNR5502
Remote Sensing, GIS and Land Management
6    A ENVX3001 and SOIL3004.
Semester 2
AFNR5511
Soil Processes, Assessment and 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    N BETH5206
Semester 2
DESC9147
Sustainable Building Design Principles
6      Semester 1
DESC9148
Sustainable Building Design Practice
6      Semester 1
DESC9201
Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)
6      Semester 2
DVST6904
Rethinking Poverty
6   

This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP6108
Economic Management for Sustainability
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   

This unit of study involves additional costs.
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 2017

6    A GEOG5001
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 and Policy

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 2
GOVT6223
Topics in Environmental Politics

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 2
GOVT6135
Global Environmental Politics
6      Semester 1
GOVT6316
Policy Making, Power and Politics
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT6331
Public Management and Governance
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
HPOL5000
Introduction to Health Policy
6      Semester 1
HPOL5007
Global Health Policy
6      Semester 2
IBUS5002
Strategy, Innovation and 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 IBUS5011 or WORK6112
Semester 1
IBUS6014
Intellectual Property Management

This unit of study is not available in 2017

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
Semester 2
IBUS6023
Engaged Entrepreneurship Projects
6    P IBUS5002

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive March
Semester 1
Semester 2
INFS5001
Project Management
6    N INFS6014
Intensive January
Semester 1
Semester 2
INFS6022
Systemic Sustainable Development
6    A Essential Understanding the major functions of a business and how those business functions interact internally and externally so the company can be competitive in a changing market. How information systems can be used and managed in a business. How to critically analyse a business and determine its option for transformation. Desirable Experience as a member of a project team.
Semester 1
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 and the Common Law System
6    N LAWS6881


Students are recommended to enrol well in advance of classes in order to complete pre-class readings (normally available to enrolled students 3 weeks prior to the first class). Law graduates from a non-common law jurisdiction are also recommended to complete classes for this unit during the first week of their commencing semester.
Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive March
Intensive September
LAWS6324
Law Tropical Forests and Carbon - Departmental permission is required for this unit

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive August
MIPH5116
Culture, Health, Illness and Medicine

This unit of study is not available in 2017

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 August
PHYS4801
Industrial Ecology
6      Semester 1
PHYS4802
Quantitative Disaster Analysis
6      Semester 1
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 2017

6      Semester 1
RSEC5432
Environmental Economics

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 2
RSEC5433
Economics of Mineral & Energy Industries

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 2