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This final subject of the climate change breadth sequence will provide a capstone and integrated assessment experience related to this climate change mitigation, impact assessment or adaptation. A key part of this subject is a project on an applied problem that may be undertaken with a partner such as a community group, school, government department or agency, industry or other organisation. Each student will work as part of a small multi-disciplinary team. Students will learn how to work across disciplines and to work effectively in teams to deliver an agreed output. All projects are presented to an expert panel of community and industry professionals in the final weeks.
Intended learning outcomes
- Better understand climate change mitigation and adaptation options in the local context.
- Apply knowledge of climate change to real world challenges
- Analyse climate change related problems and evaluate potential solutions
- Creatively work in multi-disciplinary teams to develop and present practical solutions
On the completion of this subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
- The ability to write a logically argued and properly researched essay.
- The ability to critically assess information from a range of sources, and assess its quality and relevance to the questions under consideration.
- The ability to work as part of a small multi-disciplinary team on a major project.
- The development of project leadership skills.
- Oral communication skills through presentation and investigation of relevant material.
Last updated: 14 May 2021