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Understanding Disasters, Their Management and Planning

Breadth TrackYear: 2019

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Overview

Introduces students to the major challenges currently facing humanity, their causes, potential impacts and strategies for mitigating or overcoming the risks they pose.

Subject Options

Code Name Study period Credit Points
GEOG10001 Famine: The Geography of Scarcity
Semester 1
12.5
ERTH20001 Dangerous Earth
Semester 2
12.5
GEOG30021 The Disaster Resilient City
Semester 2
12.5

Notes

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. GEOG10001 Famine in the Modern World and GEOG30021 The Disaster Resilient City are not available as breadth for Bachelor of Arts students but can be taken within the core of the degree.

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