Tools for Environmental Management - IEST5002

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of Humanities and Languages

Course Outline: School of Humanities & Languages

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 6

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Provides an introduction to the wide range of "tools" used in environmental management and for environmental decision-making. These include: environmental impact assessment, public participation, risk management, environmental management systems, life cycle assessment, GIS, corporate sustainability, sustainability indexes, State of the Environment reporting, auditing, monitoring. Links will be drawn between the "tools" course and material covered in "Frameworks for environmental management" and the "fundamental knowledge" courses. This course will provide an introduction to a number of specialist courses that may be taken as electives (in for example environmental impact assessment).
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