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LINC 201

Sustainable Futures

Course overview

You’ll gain insight to creating more sustainable futures from overview of concepts and practices of sustainability.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):

pre-requisite

  • Land, People and Economies, LINC-101

and

  • a minimum of 60 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • a minimum of 60 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • any level 100 course
  • any level 200 course
  • any level 300 course

Available semesters Semester 2 2021
Credits 15
Domestic fees $816.90

What you will learn

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

  1. Chronicle the evolution of the concept of sustainability, including key historical events, institutions and documents.
  2. Describe different personal, social, economic and scientific approaches to improving sustainability.
  3. Detail the causes, impacts, perspectives and solutions to selected sustainability issues.
  4. Give a run-down of current tools, methods and approaches to achieving a sustainable future.
  5. Discuss issues surrounding the application of sustainability practices to enterprises.
  6. Describe how personal and collective actions and decisions can have impact on sustainability
  7. Think critically about sustainability issues and communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats about selected sustainability issues.
  8. Apply some established strategies, methods and tools to addressing sustainability issues.
  9. Analyse information about sustainability, critically evaluate that knowledge and put the knowledge into an appropriate and future-focused context.
  10. Bring interdisciplinary perspectives to understanding the challenges in improving sustainability.

Course examiners

Christopher Rosin

Dr Christopher Rosin

Senior Lecturer

Department of Tourism, Sport and Society

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