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Living in Australia's Hazardous Ecosystems

Breadth TrackYear: 2019

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Living in Australia's Hazardous Ecosystems looks at the systems that shape the natural world, including the evolution of the planet Earth, our climate and global weather and the formation and processes of our present landscapes and associated ecosystems. Students will gain an understanding of the increasing trend to urbanisation and larger cities as a contributor to the rising toll of disaster losses globally.

Subject Options

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ENVS10001 Natural Environments
Semester 1
ERTH20001 Dangerous Earth
Semester 2
GEOG30021 The Disaster Resilient City
Semester 2

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Some of these subjects are not available as breadth for all Bachelor of Environments students. Go to http://breadth.unimelb.edu.au/breadth/info/Environments.html for more information. These subjects are not approved as breadth for Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Biomedicine students.

What is a Breadth Track?

A breadth track is a sequence of three or more subjects (taken as part of a Melbourne Bachelor degree) that progressively develops knowledge and skills relevant to a coherent domain, theme, topic or issue. It is a suggested set of subjects, rather than a requirement.

Last updated: 23 July 2019