Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hours of lectures/seminars per week (Not offered 2008) |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
At least one environmental studies subject from the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies and;
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Not offered in 2014
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Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.
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|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
To be advised
This subject gives an understanding of the relationships between ecosystems and economic systems and why they are central to many of humanity's current problems and to building a sustainable future. Ecological economics is a new transdisciplinary approach to understanding and managing the ecology and economics of our world for sustainability, on local, regional and global scales. This subject will focus on the basic world view of ecological economics; accounting, modelling and analysis of ecological economic systems; and necessary institutional changes to achieve sustainability. Use will be made of the tools for conventional economics and ecology as appropriate, and new approaches will be introduced where needed. It should be noted that no prior knowledge of ecology is assumed.
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Information not available.
A 2-hour end-of-semester examination (45%), an essay of approximately 4000 words (45%) and seminar presentation and participation (10%).
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You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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