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Core Subjects

Students must complete the following core subjects:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MULT90004 Sustainability Governance and Leadership
March
July
12.5
MULT90005 Interdisciplinarity and the Environment
March
Semester 2
12.5

Compulsory Specialisation

Students must take three subjects from the compulsory specialisation subjects below:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
DEVT90003 The Political Ecology of Development 12.5
DEVT90009 Development Theories
Semester 1
12.5
ENST90002 Social Impact Assessment and Evaluation
Semester 2
12.5
EVSC90015 Environmental Impact Assessment
Semester 1
12.5

Compulsory Capstone Experience

Students must complete at least 12.5 points from the following compulsory capstone subjects - please note that if you select either a 25 or 50 point research project that spreads across two semesters you must enrol into the Part 1 and Part 2 subjects over consecutive semesters. Students completing the 100 point pathway will normally be exempt from this requirement.

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ENST90006 Environmental Research Review (12.5)
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ENST90007 Environmental Research Project (25)
Semester 1
Semester 2
25
ENST90016 Environmental Research Project (50)
Semester 1
Semester 2
50
ENST90025 Environmental Industry Research (25)
Semester 1
Semester 2
25
ENST90020 Environmental Industry Research (50)
Semester 1
Semester 2
50
DEVT90002 Internship in Development
January
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
DEVT90008 International Internship in Development
January
Semester 1
Semester 2
25
GEOG90007 China Field Class PG
June
25
DEVT90041 Development Research Design & Assessment
February
12.5
FRST90030 Forests in the Asia Pacific Region
November
12.5
POPH90137 Primary Health Care, Jamkhed, India
January
November
12.5
GEOG90022 International Internship in Environment
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
25
ENST90035 Environmental Research Project - 25 Pt1
February
July
12.5
ENST90036 Environmental Research Project - 25 Pt2
January
July
12.5
ENST90037 Environmental Research Project - 50 Pt1
February
July
25
ENST90038 Environmental Research Project - 50 Pt2
January
July
25
ENST90039 Environmental Industry Research - 25 Pt1
February
July
12.5
ENST90040 Environmental Industry Research - 25 Pt2
January
July
12.5
ENST90041 Environmental Industry Research - 50 Pt1
February
July
25
ENST90042 Environmental Industry Research - 50 Pt2
January
July
25
GEOG90025 East Timor Field Class
March
12.5

Elective Subjects

Students should make up the balance of the award with electives. Subjects in the list below are recommended. Other subjects may be taken with the approval of stream coordinator.

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ABPL90064 Planning Urban Sustainability
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90065 Managing Global City Regions
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90279 Cities Without Slums
July
12.5
GEOG90021 Conservation and Cultural Environments
Semester 1
12.5
ANTH90004 Migration and Development
Semester 1
12.5
DEVT50002 Poverty, Microfinance and Development
Semester 2
12.5
DEVT90001 Development Project Management & Design
Semester 1
12.5
DEVT90039 Civil Society, NGOs and the State
Semester 2
12.5
DEVT90040 Gender Issues in Development
Semester 2
12.5
ECON90016 Environmental Economics and Strategy
Semester 1
12.5
ENEN90011 Energy Efficiency Technology
Semester 2
12.5
ENST90005 Environmental Policy
Semester 2
12.5
ENST90017 Environmental Policy Instruments
Semester 2
12.5
EVSC90014 Environmental Risk Assessment
October
12.5
EVSC90020 Environmental Modelling
Semester 1
12.5
GEND90007 Rethinking Rights and Global Development
Semester 2
12.5
GEOM90008 Foundations of Spatial Information
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
LAWS70068 Environmental Law
September
12.5
NRMT90007 Community Natural Resource Management
Semester 2
12.5
POLS90016 The United Nations: Review and Reform
Semester 2
12.5
POPH90190 HIV and AIDS:An Evolving Global Response
August
12.5
ASIA90001 Human Rights in Southeast Asia
Semester 2
12.5
ACCT90031 Sustainability Accounting
Semester 2
12.5
POPH90066 Women and Global Health
September
12.5
LAWS70118 Women, War and Peacebuilding
September
12.5
ENEN90027 Energy for Sustainable Development
Semester 1
12.5
POLS90013 Politics and Business in post-Mao China
Semester 2
12.5
DEVT90047 Development Strategies
July
12.5
GEND90006 Gender, Globalisation and Development
Semester 1
12.5
LAWS70093 International Law and Development
May
12.5
DEVT90045 Political Economy of Development
Semester 1
12.5
FOOD90026 The Politics of Food
Semester 1
12.5
ENST90032 Sustainability and Behaviour Change
Semester 1
12.5
GEOG90020 Risk Management and Public Participation
Semester 1
12.5
DEVT90007 Development Studies Special Topics A 12.5
DEVT90049 Politics & Contested Development: Africa
May
12.5
DEVT90042 Fieldwork in Complex and Hostile Places
May
August
25
DEVT50001 Development, Culture and Conflict
February
12.5
DEVT90005 Development Studies Special Topics B 12.5
FRST90030 Forests in the Asia Pacific Region
November
12.5
POPH90137 Primary Health Care, Jamkhed, India
January
November
12.5
ENST90034 Adapting to Climate Change
April
12.5
ENST90002 Social Impact Assessment and Evaluation
Semester 2
12.5
DEVT90003 The Political Ecology of Development 12.5
DEVT90009 Development Theories
Semester 1
12.5
EVSC90015 Environmental Impact Assessment
Semester 1
12.5
DEVT90002 Internship in Development
January
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
DEVT90008 International Internship in Development
January
Semester 1
Semester 2
25
DEVT90041 Development Research Design & Assessment
February
12.5
ENST70001 Environmental Research Proj (50 Long)
Semester 1
Semester 2
25
ENST70002 Environmental Industry Research: 50 Long
Semester 1
Semester 2
25
ENST90006 Environmental Research Review (12.5)
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ENST90007 Environmental Research Project (25)
Semester 1
Semester 2
25
ENST90016 Environmental Research Project (50)
Semester 1
Semester 2
50
ENST90020 Environmental Industry Research (50)
Semester 1
Semester 2
50
ENST90025 Environmental Industry Research (25)
Semester 1
Semester 2
25
ENST90026 Environmental Industry Research: 25 Long
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
GEOG90007 China Field Class PG
June
25
LING90002 Presenting Academic Discourse
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
POPH90020 Health Promotion
March
12.5
POPH90131 Primary Health Care and Global Health
August
12.5
POLS90034 International Policymaking in Practice
Semester 1
12.5
DEVT90046 Family, Community and Development
February
12.5
MECM90016 Representation and Advocacy
Semester 1
12.5
PHIL90010 Global Justice
Semester 1
12.5
POPH90088 Disability and International Development
September
12.5
GEOG90019 Indigenous Land Management 12.5
GEOG90025 East Timor Field Class
March
12.5
CVEN90019 Sustainable Water Resources Systems
Semester 1
12.5
EVSC90001 Global Environment and Sustainability 12.5
LAWS70169 Developing Countries and the WTO 12.5
Last updated: 17 May 2017