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  • Ecology in Changing EnvironmentsECOL30006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject explores the relevance of ecological and evolutionary theory for understanding the distributions of species, their interactions, their life history characteristics and how these traits are impacted by changing environmental conditions. Topics include spatial ecology and metapopulatio...

  • EcologyECOL20003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject introduces students to four major ecological questions that can be addressed at the levels of individuals, populations, communities and ecosystems. Making use of aquatic and terrestrial examples, topics include organisms and the physical environment, life histories, population growth...

  • Marine Ecosystems: Ecology & ManagementECOL30007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    The oceans cover 71% of the earth’s surface and are vital to the well being of humans in many ways. This subject covers our current understanding of the biology of marine organisms and how marine scientists assess environmental impacts, manage exploited species and conserve biodiversity.

  • Land Resources and ManagementNRMT10007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    Students will develop an understanding of land resources and factors impacting on their management, including principles of sustainable land use, the processes of land degradation (physical, chemical and biological), control of land degradation and practical development of land management plans. ...

  • Water and Waste Water ManagementENEN90029

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    AIMSIn this subject students will learn about the fundamentals of water quality and the associated standards for use as potable water, recycled water or discharge into the environment in a sustainable manner. The subject will include the identification of risks and measures to control those risks...

  • International River Basin ManagementENEN90037


    AIMS River basins, where human civilisation comes from, are challenged by increasing population pressures, rapid urbanization and climate change impact. A river basin is a semi-closed ecological and economic system, representing logical management units of the water cycle, throughout which all d...

  • Applied EcologyECOL30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    Applied Ecology is the science of understanding and managing ecosystems. The subject describes and evaluates the applications of ecological concepts for the conservation and management of natural and human-altered ecosystems. In particular, it identifies the implications of global and local chang...

  • Energy for Sustainable DevelopmentENEN90027

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    AIMSThis subject provides understanding of the principles of development and sustainability in the context of renewable and non-renewable energy sources. Social, environmental and financial implications of technologies to de-carbonise emissions and technologies that can offer a future non-carbon ...

  • PhD ResearchENEN80001

    Offered:Time-based ResearchYear:2018

  • Environmental Analysis ToolsENEN90032

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    AIMSThe aim of this subject is to help students develop capability to effectively summarise environmental variables met in the course of research and design, to select appropriate statistical models describing the data structure, and to conduct statistical inference on underlying processes. Stude...

  • Energy Efficiency TechnologyENEN90011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    AIMSThis subject explores the scope and methods for improving energy efficiency across a range of sectors. Improving energy efficiency is one of the key responses to increasingly scarce natural resources and problems caused by pollutants arising from energy production and use. A range of energy s...

  • Environmental Management ISO 14000ENEN90005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    AIMSEnvironmental Management ISO 14000 aims to provide students with the skills and knowledge to apply and help develop environmental management systems. The subject builds on the student’s knowledge of risk management, such as that gained in CVEN30008 Risk Analysis, and develops their ability to...

  • Management of Plant and Animal InvasionsNRMT90002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    Invasions are natural ecological phenomena. Dispersing individuals encounter suitable habitat, establish, spread and evolve. In this way, species have radiated outwards from their origins, colonised distant offshore islands, and species have spread in response to changes in climate. Human-induced...

  • On-ground River Protection & RestorationNRMT90030


    This subject is concerned with demonstrating a series of principles that apply to the selection, design and implementation of on-ground river and water protection and restoration projects in rural and urban settings. The content will focus at an activity level and at a site scale. Subject materia...

  • LeadershipNRMT90017


    Agri-organisations rely on organisational leadership as the basis for meeting the challenges of the industry sector and managing a dynamic workplace. Managers require an understanding of the leadership implications of the trends, issues and constraints relevant to their sector.This subject focuse...

  • Project ManagementNRMT90021

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    The subject will provide an overview of the management issues associated with initiating, implementing and terminating projects. Particular emphasis will be given to the planning dimension in areas such as project or problem selection, defining project scope, identification of project stakeholder...

  • Solar EnergyENEN90033

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    AIMSThis subject provides the application of principles of solar energy engineering. A number of solar technologies and applications methods are investigated.This subject uses a project based learning where students work in teams to design a solar system for a particular application considering e...

  • Sustainable BuildingsENEN90014


    AIMSThis subject provides a multi-disciplinary overview of the design of sustainable buildings and considers the design from an architectural, services engineering, facade engineering, environmental engineering and structural engineering, tenants and owners perspective. A number of industry based...

  • Quantitative Environmental ModellingENEN90031

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    AIMSEnvironmental problems are highly complex and challenging to analyse and are often addressed through modelling. Being skilled at environmental modelling is a core professional requirement for an Environmental Engineer. This subject focuses on environmental modelling methodology including the ...

  • Earth Processes for EngineeringENEN20002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    AIMSIn this subject students will be introduced to physical earth processes and their engineering applications and implications. In particular, the subject concentrates on engineering aspects of climate, water and soils and their interactions. Simplified modelling and relevant analytical techniqu...