Sustainable Development and Society

Bond University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Sustainable Development and Society

  • Host University

    Bond University

  • Location

    Gold Coast, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Design, Environmental Sustainability

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview

    Introduction
    This subject introduces students to the principles, theory and practice of sustainable development and its role in our society. It provides an insight into the key underpinning fundamentals of ecology, natural environment and the built environment before illustrating how they can be put into practice in areas such as the environment, cities and urban development, construction, architecture, property and urban planning.

     
    Learning Objectives
    1. Understand the relationship between the natural environment and urban environment and be able to demonstrate an ability to present knowledge gained to a wider audience.
    2. Develop analytical skills in assessing the relationship between the natural and built environments and sustainable development practices.
    3. Develop research skills and information / application skills and be able to convey research in both written and oral methods.
    4. Understand sustainability concepts and apply knowledge into the assessment of the built environment.