PEAC102 Environmental Peace

Updated: 15 March 2019
Credit Points 6
Responsible Campus Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 2 Online
Armidale Trimester 2 On Campus
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is no supervised examination.
Pre-requisites None
Co-requisites None
Restrictions None
Notes None
Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) Marty Branagan (
Unit Description

Students engage in finding a personal connection to green living and environmental responsibility by constructing for themselves a 'green practice path' to sustainability in order to effect real change through a willingness to act appropriately in their own spheres of existence while influencing wider changes in the world. They learn about: reducing harm to themselves and ecological systems; empathizing with environmental suffering; gaining inspiration from green thinkers and workers; and linking the green path of environmental peacemaking to living in harmony with nature.

Prescribed Material


Note: Students are expected to purchase prescribed material. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.

Peace Ecology

ISBN: 9781612052977
Amster, R., Paradigm Publishers 2015

Note: The eBook (ISBN: 9781612056562) is also available and acceptable.

Text refers to: Trimester 2, On Campus and Online

Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Title Exam Length Weight Mode No. Words
Compulsory Assessment 1 15% 500
Assessment Notes

Online Activity Forum

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Compulsory Assessment 2 25% 1500
Assessment Notes

Annotated Bibliography

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Compulsory Assessment 3 60% 2000
Assessment Notes


Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate specialised knowledge of the principles of environmentalism;
  2. analyse information and apply judgement to develop less harmful ways of living through the construction of a "green practice path", and transmit solutions to others;
  3. apply specialised knowledge and skills with initiative and judgement to practise environmental peace - through caring for life and ecological systems and reducing damage to the environment; and
  4. demonstrate personal responsibility and autonomy to analyse information and engage in environmental peacemaking to transform ecological violence into environmental peace.