University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

GEOG 2201 - Cities and Sustainability

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Available to students of Bachelor of Environmental Policy and Management only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: At least 12 units of Level I undergraduate study
Assessment: Online quiz 20%, Participation 10%, Essay 30%, Exam 40%.
Syllabus:

As cities grow and develop their environmental impacts are concentrated locally but have impacts across the globe. Informed by a critical use of urban political ecology, this course focuses on the complex interaction between the social and material processes of urbanisation and environmental change. Students will be introduced to: the way urban development alters soils, water systems and biodiversity; energy and resource flows within and through cities; the contribution of cities to climate change and the impacts of climate change on cities. In the process of exploring these issues, students will be introduced to measures aimed at addressing the environmental impacts of urbanisation and creating more sustainable cities.

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


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 10/08/2020 Wed 19/08/2020 Fri 18/09/2020 Fri 30/10/2020


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20297 LE01 90 57 27 Jul - 14 Sep Monday 1pm - 2pm Lower Napier, LG28, Lecture Theatre
5 Oct - 26 Oct Monday 1pm - 2pm Lower Napier, LG28, Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20299 TU02 30 17 29 Jul - 16 Sep Wednesday 1pm - 3pm Napier, 205, Teaching Room
7 Oct - 28 Oct Wednesday 1pm - 3pm Napier, 205, Teaching Room
20300 TU01 30 10 27 Jul - 14 Sep Monday 2pm - 4pm Napier, 108, Teaching Room
5 Oct - 26 Oct Monday 2pm - 4pm Napier, 108, Teaching Room