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    A A three years Bachelors (pass) degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualifications/learning.
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    A A three year Bachelors (pass) degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualifications/learning.
C SUST5001
Semester 2
SUST5003
Energy and Resources
6    A A three year Bachelors (pass) degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualifications/learning.
C SUST5001
Semester 1
SUST5004
Populations and Health
6    A A three year Bachelors (pass) degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualifications/learning.
C SUST5001
Semester 2
SUST5005
Policy and Sustainability
6    A A three year Bachelors (pass) degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualifications/learning.
C SUST5001
Int Sept
SUST5006
Sustainability, Society and Change
6    A A three year Bachelors (pass) degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualifications/learning.
C SUST5001
Semester 1
PHYS5031
Ecological Econ & Sustainable Analysis
6    A A three year Bachelor's (pass) degree with some quantitative work, such as economics, science or engineering.
Semester 1
Capstone Experience Units
Students in the Masters must complete 24 credit points of capstone experience.
SUST5007
Research Project A
24    A A three year Bachelors (pass) degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualifications/learning.
P Any 36 credit points of the following: SUST5001, SUST5002, SUST5003, SUST5004, SUST5005, SUST5006, PHYS5031
N SUST5008, SUST5009
Semester 1
Semester 2
SUST5008
Research Project B
12    A A three year Bachelors (pass) degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualifications/learning.
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    A An undergraduate degree in Science
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    P Consent of the unit coordinator. Recommended units include GEOS2111/GEOS2911 (Natural Hazards: a GIS approach), ENVX3001 (Environmental GIS), SOIL 3004 (The Soil Resource), GEOS3014 (GIS in Coastal Management)
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 2a
BETH5203
Ethics and Public Health
6    A 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
DESC9145
Sustaining the Built Environment

This unit of study is not available in2014

6   

Enrolment numbers limited by teaching resources. First preference to Sustainable Design students. If your attempt to enrol online is unsuccessful, please seek permission from the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning Student Administration Centre.
Semester 2a
DESC9146
Climate, Comfort and Sustainable Design

This unit of study is not available in2014

6   

Enrolment numbers limited by teaching resources. First preference to Sustainable Design students. If your attempt to enrol online is unsuccessful, please seek permission from the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning Student Administration Centre.
Semester 1a
DESC9147
Sustainable Building Design Principles
6   

Enrolment numbers limited by teaching resources. First preference to Sustainable Design students. If your attempt to enrol online is unsuccessful, please seek permission from the Student Administration Centre (SAC).
Semester 1
DESC9148
Sustainable Building Design Practice
6   

Enrolment numbers limited by teaching resources. First preference to Sustainable Design students. If your attempt to enrol online is unsuccessful, please seek permission from the Student Administration Centre (SAC).
Semester 2
DVST6904
Rethinking Poverty
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
EDPC5022
Design for Learning
6      Semester 1
EDPC5024
Systems, Change and Learning
6      Semester 2
ENVI5705
Ecological Principles
6      Semester 1
ENVI5708
Introduction to Environmental Chemistry
6      Semester 1
ENVI5801
Social Science of Environment
6      Semester 1
ENVI5809
Environmental Simulation Modelling
6      Semester 2a
ENVI5903
Sustainable Development
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Int July
GEOG5001
Geographic Information Science A
6      Semester 1
GEOG5003
Environmental Remote Sensing
6    A Knowledge or experience equivalent to GEOG5001 (Introduction to GIS)
Semester 1
GEOG5004
Environmental Mapping and Monitoring
6      Semester 2
GOVT6223
Topics in Environmental Politics
6      Semester 1
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
IBUS5001
Strategy, Innovation and Global Business

This unit of study is not available in2014

6      Semester 1
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
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
Semester 1
Summer Late
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.
Int 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.
Int April
Int August
Int March
Int Sept
LAWS6899
Environmentally Sustainable Business

This unit of study is not available in2014

6    N LAWS6082


This unit replaced LAWS6082 Pollution Law and LAWS6899 Corporate Environmental Responsibility.
Int November
LAWS6998
Regulating Global Crisis

This unit of study is not available in2014

6      Int May
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
Int March
PHYS5032
Techniques for Sustainability Analysis
6    A A Bachelor's degree with some quantitative work such as economics, science, engineering. A basic knowledge in mathematics is desirable.


Minimum class size of 5 students.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PHYS5033
Environmental Footprints and IO Analysis
6    A A Bachelor's degree with some quantitative work, such as economics, science or engineering. A basic knowledge in mathematics is desirable.


Minimum class size of 5 students.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PHYS5034
Life Cycle Analysis
6    A A Bachelor's degree with some quantitative work, such as economics, science or engineering. Basic knowledge in mathematics is desirable.


Minimum class size of 5 students.
Semester 2
RSEC5431
Benefit Cost Analysis
6      Semester 1
RSEC5432
Environmental Economics
6      Semester 2
RSEC5433
Economics of Mineral & Energy Industries
6      Semester 2
TPTM6470
Sustainable Transport & Logistic Systems

This unit of study is not available in2014

6      Semester 1