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GEOG 3021 - Introduction to Environmental Impact Assessment

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: At least 6 units of Level II undergraduate study
Assumed Knowledge: It will be assumed students have proficiency at research and written skills for Level III
Assessment: Attendance & participation 10%, Impact Assessment (3000 words) 30%, Seminar Portfolio 30%, Take home exam 30%

This course introduces the methodology of environmental impact assessment (EIA) as a vital tool for sound environmental decision-making. It provides an introduction to the concepts, methods, issues and various stages of the EIA process. The various stages of the EIA process, such as screening, scoping, EIA document preparation, public involvement, review and assessment, monitoring and auditing, appeal rights and decision-making are examined. The course draws on contemporary international and Australian case studies and includes building student capacity. In conflict resolution, cross cultural engagement, and stakeholder impact assessment.

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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 1 Mon 18/03/2019 Sun 31/03/2019 Fri 10/05/2019 Fri 14/06/2019

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Small Group Discovery
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10584 SG01 50 1 6 Mar - 10 Apr Wednesday 1pm - 4pm Barr Smith South, 1063, Teaching Room
1 May - 5 Jun Wednesday 1pm - 4pm Barr Smith South, 1063, Teaching Room