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  • 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...

  • 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)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 ...

  • 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 - 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 - 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...

  • 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 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Spatial Tools for Ecosystem ManagementENST90045

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The course covers the fundamentals of spatial analysis for ecosystem management and conservation problems. Students will develop skills in the application of remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for landscape analysis of data. Methodologies for collecting, analysing and interpr...

  • Sustainable LandscapesENST90043

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Sustainable Landscapes combines social and ecological disciplines to consider the management of urban and rural/regional landscapes for sustainable futures. Subject teaching includes weekly lectures and a 1x weekend field trip to observe and discuss management of landscapes for sustainable outcom...

  • Reading Western LiteratureENST10002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the practice of reading Western literature in an academic context. Through an examination of different forms, including prose fiction, poetry and drama, students will develop an understanding of literature as a process of critical and reflective reading. The su...

  • Human Behaviour and EnvironmentENST20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject explores psychological and social dimensions of environmental sustainability and landscape and ecosystem management. The subject examines the ways humans experience, interact and behave in the physical environment. This is done by exploring psycho-social dimensions of human-environme...

  • Social Impact Assessment and EvaluationENST90002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject develops the skills to understand and assess the social impacts of development, including international development projects, resource management, and proposed infrastructure or new policies. We do this in two ways: by looking at how to assess the impacts of proposed projects, and th...

  • Environmental Research Project - 50 Pt2ENST90038

    Offered:January, 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...

  • Sustainability and Behaviour ChangeENST90032

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    It is perhaps obvious that human behaviour is having a negative impact on our environment. Behavioural change, thus, is pivotal to ensure a more environmentally sustainable future. However the question of behavioural change is vexed. Some argue that humans are ‘naturally’ greedy and selfish, othe...

  • Environmental Research Review (12.5)ENST90006

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

    This subject allows students to conduct an original literature review of research relevant to clearly specified area of environment and sustainability. The project comprises a substantial review of a body of literature or an evaluation of research or experimental protocols. The specific focus of ...

  • Fundamentals of Catchment ManagementNRMT90029

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is concerned with providing students with a common starting point across the range of physical, biological, chemical, social and institutional processes that bear on catchment behaviour (in both rural and urban settings). The subject structure uses past, current and foreseeable issue...