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  • Industry Project in EnvironmentalScienceEVSC90031

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    This subject will provide practical insights into the role of science and scientific thinking within a genuine workplace context. Students will be assigned to syndicate groups and, using a variety of techniques, they will work as a team to solve an industry-relevant problem that has been identifi...

  • Environmental Science Research ProjectEVSC90032

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    In this subject, students undertake a substantial research project in the area of Environmental Science. The research will be conducted under the supervision of a member of academic staff. A list of research expertise and interests in the Environmental Sciences is outlined on the Faculty of Scien...

  • Building Behaviour in BushfiresEVSC90023

    Offered:MayYear:2019

    This subject covers the fundamentals of how domestic buildings respond to bushfire in a planned environment context. Working from the science fundamentals through to the policy and legislation frameworks that tackle bushfire risk mitigation through to building design. With successful completion o...

  • Ecology of Urban LandscapesEVSC30006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Australia is one of the most urbanised countries in an increasingly urbanised world. This subject will introduce students to urban ecology and landscape ecology concepts and illustrate how they can be applied to plan and design more ecologically sustainable human landscapes. Topics include the co...

  • 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...

  • Environmental ModellingEVSC90020

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Modelling is a fundamental component of Environmental Science, being used for prediction, monitoring, auditing, evaluation, and assessment. This subject introduces students to a wide range of models used by environmental scientists including models of climate change, population dynamics, pollutio...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Environment and StoryENST10001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the skills of interdisciplinary thinking, writing and reading, and brings together knowledge and perspectives from different disciplines for discussing complex social and environmental challenges. Drawing from disciplines such as literature, cultural studies, m...

  • Climate Change and ImpactsENST10004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces the major issues associated with climate change. It endeavours to explain the processes that impact on the Earth’s climate, including the greenhouse effect; the role of climate in the evolution of ecosystems and food production; the human induced changes that are occurring...

  • Climate Change Politics and PolicyENST90004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces and analyses critical concepts and terms central to debates over climate change, including risk and uncertainty, adaptation and mitigation, burden sharing, and problems and issues relating to regimes, strategies and policy instruments for addressing global warming. The sub...

  • Climate Change MitigationENST90033

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will focus on the complex topic of climate change mitigation. Climate change mitigation includes actions we take globally, nationally and individually to limit changes in the global climate caused by human activities. Mitigation activities are designed to reduce greenhouse emissions ...

  • Environmental Research Project - 25 Pt1ENST90035

    Offered:March, 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...

  • 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 - 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 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 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...