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GEOG 2156 - Environmental Ethics

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 4 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: At least 12 units of Level I undergraduate study
Assumed Knowledge: Understanding of environmental issues and management will be an advantage
Assessment: 1000 word article review (20%), 1500 word tutorial portfolio (40%), 500 word verbal presentation (15%), 1500 word report/ essay/ written assignment (25%)
Syllabus:

This course will familiarise students with the content and the processes within ethical decision-making concerning the natural and social environment. This course will introduce students to the main ethical theories pertaining to the environment and include introduction to anthropocentric, biocentric and ecocentric viewpoints. The course considers the impacts of ethical considerations on a range of real world environmental situations including ethics in stakeholder consultation, working with Indigenous peoples and ethics within environmental management. The course will provide case studies to assist build student understanding of how world views and ethical considerations influence and shape decision making and develop environmental management.

Course Fees

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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 1 $820 Band 1 $820 select program select program


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 12/08/2019 Sat 31/08/2019 Fri 20/09/2019 Fri 01/11/2019


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
21492 LE01 80 59 31 Jul - 18 Sep Wednesday 3pm - 5pm Ligertwood, 231, Lecture Theatre
9 Oct - 30 Oct Wednesday 3pm - 5pm Ligertwood, 231, Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
21493 TU04 20 11 29 Jul - 16 Sep Monday 1pm - 2pm Napier, 144, Teaching Room
7 Oct - 28 Oct Monday 1pm - 2pm Napier, 144, Teaching Room
21494 TU03 20 15 31 Jul - 18 Sep Wednesday 5pm - 6pm Lower Napier, LG23, Teaching Room
9 Oct - 30 Oct Wednesday 5pm - 6pm Lower Napier, LG23, Teaching Room
21495 TU02 20 16 1 Aug - 19 Sep Thursday 11am - 12pm Barr Smith South, 1062, Teaching Room
10 Oct - 31 Oct Thursday 11am - 12pm Barr Smith South, 1062, Teaching Room
21496 TU01 20 17 1 Aug - 19 Sep Thursday 12pm - 1pm Barr Smith South, 1062, Teaching Room
10 Oct - 31 Oct Thursday 12pm - 1pm Barr Smith South, 1062, Teaching Room