Course (2012)

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Sustainable Development (BA)

  • B1150BACHELOR OF ARTS IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

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  • Course Structure
Title Sustainable Development (BA)
Course Code B1150
Study Level Bachelor
Qualification Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Sustainable Development
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
Murdoch campus (external)
Excluded Minors Sustainable Development
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Course Structure - 72 credit points

Part I - 24 credit points

Foundation Unit - 3 credit points

Select one Foundation Unit from the Foundation Units section in this Handbook.

Core Units - 18 credit points

STP108 Introduction to Sustainable Development -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

ENV102 Introduction to Environmental Science -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal

OR
ENV104 Australian Environmental Issues -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

COD125 Introduction to Community Development -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

BUS161 Introduction to Economics -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, SB4-internal

STP109 Approaches to Sustainable Development -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

SSH100 Ideas in Action -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external
Rockingham: S1-internal

General Electives - 3 credit points

Select from any 100-level units offered by the University, subject to individual unit prerequisites.
Students are advised to consider using these points to meet the requirements of a second major or minor. Recommended double major(s): Community Development (BA); International Aid and Development (BA); Politics and International Studies (BA).

Part II - 48 credit points

Core Units - 20 credit points

STP212 Sustainability, Ecology and Communities -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

ENV212 Global and Regional Sustainability -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

STP220 Cities and Sustainability -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

STP204 Overseas Aid and International Development -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

STP206 Sustainability Ethics -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

Specified Electives - 8 credit points

Select from the following:

COD334 Creative Ways to Work with Community -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

STP303 Sustainability and Social Justice: The Non Profit Sector -- 4 pts
NA 2012

STP330 Cities and Innovation -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

STP370 Policy, Technology and Democracy -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

STP3321 Sustainable Development Internship/Project -- 4 pts
Murdoch: H-internal, H-external, S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, SUM-internal, SUM-external, W-internal, W-external, Y-internal, Y-external
OR

STP332 Sustainable Development Internship/Project -- 8 pts
Murdoch: H-internal, H-external, S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, SUM-internal, SUM-external, W-internal, W-external, Y-internal, Y-external

STP311 Resilient Regions: People and Practice -- 4 pts
Murdoch: SUM1-internal (quota of 20 places)

General Electives - 20 credit points

Select from any 200- to 400-level units offered by the University, subject to individual unit prerequisites.
Students are advised to consider using these points to meet the requirements of a second major or minor. Recommended double major(s): Community Development (BA); International Aid and Development (BA); Politics and International Studies (BA).

Recommended:

AST250 Society, Culture and Ecology in Asia -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

TLC277 From University to Workplace -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal

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