- Code ENVS6301
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Fenner School of Environment and Society
- ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
- Course subject Environmental Science
- Areas of interest Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies - Sustainability, Resource Management and Environmental Science, Policy Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Offered in See Future Offerings
A preparatory workshop will be held 2-3 weeks prior to course commencement.
Note: Graduate students attend joint classes with later year undergraduate students but are assessed separately.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Critically evaluate a range of current international perspectives on biophysical, social and governance issues in climate change vulnerability, adaptation and mitigation (LO1)
- Critically appraise current international climate change negotiation processes, on the basis of observations (LO2)
- Critically evaluate the connections among diverse issues, approaches and international, national and sectoral perspectives in applying scientific knowledge to policy formulation for climate change adaptation and mitigation (LO3)
- Synthesise and critique information from a diverse range of written and oral sources on a self-selected theme/topic in the context of climate change science and policy, with application to their professional experience (LO4)
Biennial course. Not offered in 2014. Next offered in 2015.
- Essay on a theme relevant to the UNFCCC Conference (40%) (LO1-4)
- Presentation on live issues emerging during the UNFCCC Conference (30%) (LO1-4)
- Reflective learning journal, including critical appraisal of formal and informal media reporting of the UNFCCC Conference and its outcomes (30%) (LO1-4)
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30 contact hours, plus up to 100 hours of non-contact time. Contact hours are allocated across lectures, workshops, tutorials and presentations, including real-time interaction with participants in the UNFCCC Conference
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the Fenner School of Environment and Society to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- 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.
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- International fee paying students
Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|1569||30 Nov 2015||06 Nov 2015||04 Dec 2015||21 Dec 2015||In Person||N/A|