LUAC 015

Land and Environment

Course overview

An introduction to the global environment and related environmental issues.

Course information

Available semesters November Summer School 2023 Semester 1 2024 Semester 2 2024
Credits 15
Domestic fees $705.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Identify and describe the main components (spheres) of the Earth’s environment.
  2. Describe the structure of the environmental components and explain the mechanism in which the environmental components have contributed to the development of life on Earth.
  3. Describe and explain how anthropogenic processes are negatively affecting the Earth’s environment.
  4. Describe, explain and discuss options for mitigation of anthropogenic environmental damage.
  5. Apply understanding of environmental concepts from the course to a real world environmental issue.

Course examiners

Nathan Curtis

Nathan Curtis

Senior Tutor

University Studies and English Language Division