• 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 examine 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.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Students who satisfy the requirements of this course will have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Awareness of the legislative and policy environment for social impact assessment.
  • Ability to contribute to the design of a social impact study.
  • Ability to contribute to undertaking a social impact study.
  • Ability to critically assess social impact studies.

Other Information

Delivery Mode: Oncampus Online

Indicative Assessment

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

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Workload

Students can expect to spend 20 hours per week on this course (including weekly 2 hour workshops for on campus students).

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:
12 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
12.00 0.25000
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee Description
1994-2003 $3084
2014 $4956
2013 $4944
2012 $4944
2011 $4848
2010 $4716
2009 $4572
2008 $4572
2007 $4572
2006 $4572
2005 $4572
2004 $3852
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $7236
2014 $7524
2013 $7512
2012 $7512
2011 $7512
2010 $7500
2009 $7236
2008 $7236
2007 $7236
2006 $7236
2005 $7236
2004 $7236
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
7708 21 Jul 2014 08 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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