• Offered by ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Anthropology
  • Areas of interest Geography, Anthropology, Resource and Environmental Management
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • AsPr Colin Filer
    • Dr Keith Barney
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2014
    See Future Offerings

This course will provide an introduction to social impact assessment (SIA) during the various stages of the project cycle. Social impacts assessment will be examined in relation to infrastructure, resource extraction, development projects, corporate activities and climate change. Alternative approaches to the assessment of impacts on livelihood, institutions, social structure, equity, culture and quality of life will be examined. The course will place a strong emphasis on practical case studies and students will be given opportunities to explore alternative impact assessment approaches in a number of sectors and within different national jurisdictions.

Other Information

Delivery Mode: Oncampus; Online

Indicative Assessment

Participation 20%; First Essay 30%; Second Essay 50%

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Workload

This course is provided through flexible delivery to both on campus and off campus students. Students doing the course on-campus will be required to attend weekly 2-hour workshops. Off-campus students will be required to participate in online discussions.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1542
2004 $1926
2005 $2286
2006 $2286
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2424
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2478
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3618
2004 $3618
2005 $3618
2006 $3618
2007 $3618
2008 $3618
2009 $3618
2010 $3750
2011 $3756
2012 $3756
2013 $3756
2014 $3762
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7710 21 Jul 2014 08 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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