EM312 Environmental Impact AssessmentUpdated: 07 November 2017
Intensive schools are for students enrolled in Online Mode only, unless specified in the notes.
There is a UNE Supervised Examination held at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled.
|Pre-requisites||72cp or for BEngTech and BUrbRegPlan: ENGT237 or ENVE237 or candidature in a postgraduate award|
On campus and online students must attend the three-day mandatory intensive school in April. At this school students will conduct practical exercises and attend a field trip to apply Environmental Impact Assessment principles. All seminars will be made available on the EM312 website as audio podcasts. It is expected that on campus and online students will access and utilise these podcasts. On-campus students will attend a combined weekly seminar, some of which are presented by guest lecturers who are recognised specialists in their topic.
- Environmental Impact Assessment
|Coordinator(s)||Lisa Lobry De Bruyn (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
This unit deals with environmental impact assessment in the planning and management of Australia's natural resources. Topics covered include: concepts and philosophy of impact assessment; policy, legislation and administration at the local, state and federal government level; methods and techniques for impact assessment; impact assessment in mining and processing, water resources, nature conservation and biodiversity, agriculture, and infrastructure development associated with such activities. The practical work will deal with the preparation and review of environment impact statements for resource development. The 500-level unit is based on the undergraduate level unit with an additional assessment to facilitate the demonstration of a greater level of understanding of the undergraduate material.
Where calculators are permitted in examinations, it must be selected from an approved list, which can be accessed from the Further Information link below.
Note: Recommended material is held in the University Library - purchase is optional
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: