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  • Economic Tools for the EnvironmentENST20004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides students with hands-on experiences in the use of economic tools to assess and develop environmental protection strategies. This includes methods for evaluating “environmentally friendly” products, projects and policies in terms of their benefits and costs. Benefits considere...

  • Analysing Ecosystems and Their ValuesENST90044

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Terrestrial ecosystems provide a wide range of values—from biodiversity and carbon storage to clean water and recreational opportunities in interaction with social systems. Managing ecosystems to sustain these values requires understanding what values exist in a given ecosystem, their interaction...

  • Environmental Research Project (25)ENST90007

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject allows students to conduct an independent, original research project in a specified area of environment and sustainability. The project comprises a review of a body of literature, a review and discussion of methodology and/ or an evaluation of research or experimental protocols and s...

  • Consumerism and the Growth EconomyENST90019

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This interdisciplinary course focuses on theoretical, empirical, and policy issues surrounding the core ideas of consumerism, economic growth, and sustainability. Drawing on sociology, psychology, ecology, normative ethics, economics, and politics, students will critically engage questions about ...

  • Land And Environment Research ProjectENST30002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    An individual program of supervised research in which the student designs a research project, in consultation with the supervisor, carries out and presents the results of the project. Detailed requirements are to be negotiated with the supervisor and the subject coordinator. Each student will rec...

  • Environmental Research Project - 25 Pt2ENST90036

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    This subject allows students to conduct an independent, original research project in a specified area of environment and sustainability. The project comprises a review of a body of literature, a review and discussion of methodology and/ or an evaluation of research or experimental protocols and s...

  • Environmental Research Project (50)ENST90016

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject allows students to conduct a substantial, independent, original research project in a specified area of environment and sustainability. The project comprises a review of a body of literature, a review and discussion of methodology and/ or an evaluation of research or experimental pro...

  • Environmental Industry Research (50)ENST90020

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject allows students to conduct an substantial independent, original research project in a specified area of environment and sustainability, in collaboration with an industry partner. The project addresses a real world problem in an industry context and comprises a review of a body of lit...

  • Environmental Research Project - 50 Pt1ENST90037

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    This subject allows students to conduct a substantial, independent, original research project in a specified area of environment and sustainability. The project comprises a review of a body of literature, a review and discussion of methodology and/ or an evaluation of research or experimental pro...

  • Environmental Industry Research - 25 Pt2ENST90040

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    This subject allows students to conduct an independent, original research project in a specified area of environment and sustainability, in collaboration with an industry partner. The project addresses a real world problem in an industry context and comprises a review of a body of literature, a r...

  • Green Infrastructure TechnologiesENST30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores and evaluates green infrastructure technologies, including green roofs, green walls, green facades and water-sensitive urban design installations. Students study the underpinning science that supports these technologies and their use in urban environments to achieve environm...

  • Environmental Industry Research (25)ENST90025

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject allows students to conduct an independent, original research project in a specified area of environment and sustainability, in collaboration with an industry partner. The project addresses a real world problem in an industry context and comprises a review of a body of literature, a r...

  • Environmental Industry Research - 25 Pt1ENST90039

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    This subject allows students to conduct an independent, original research project in a specified area of environment and sustainability, in collaboration with an industry partner. The project addresses a real world problem in an industry context and comprises a review of a body of literature, a r...

  • Environmental Industry Research - 50 Pt1ENST90041

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    This subject allows students to conduct an substantial independent, original research project in a specified area of environment and sustainability, in collaboration with an industry partner. The project addresses a real world problem in an industry context and comprises a review of a body of lit...

  • Environmental PolicyENST90005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to critical concepts and issues related to environmental policy development and implementation, with specific reference to national and international policy domains. Students are introduced to relevant concepts, theoretical issues and practical tools for poli...

  • Environmental Risk AssessmentEVSC90014

    Offered:NovemberYear:2019

    Environmental Risk Assessment aims to provide you with the skills to undertake and critically evaluate environmental risk assessments. We outline the history and social context of risk and explore the psychology of risk perception. You will be introduced to quantitative and qualitative tools with...

  • Global Environmental ChangeEVSC90017

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject equips participants with an understanding of the role and limitations of science in environmental debates and decision-making. Global changes to the atmosphere, hydrological cycle, land-uses, urbanisation, climate, pollution, biodiversity, pests, and diseases are having profound impa...

  • Bushfire Urban PlanningEVSC90022

    Offered:AprilYear:2019

    This subject sets out the key mechanisms by which land use planning can reduce the risks associated with human settlements located in bushfire prone areas. It begins with an overview of bushfire as a natural hazard that occurs in particular landscapes, and the ways that human settlements interact...

  • Research Project in Ecosystem Sci Part 2EVSC90028

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    This subject is part of a sequence of four (A to D) taken in successive semesters that together constitute the 125-point research project offered through the MSc Ecosystem Science. This project provides students with the opportunity to design and conduct independent research in one or more discip...

  • Energy and the EnvironmentEVSC20006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Modern human societies have developed an apparently insatiable appetite for the production and consumption of energy, which has brought with it far-reaching adverse consequences to the environment. Energy is a well-understood aspect of science; thermodynamics describes the fundamental principles ...